Category: Animal Shelter News

San Marcos animal shelter pushes toward “no kill” status

San Marcos animal shelter pushes toward “no kill” status

SAN MARCOS, Texas – The cats in the San Marcos Regional Animal Shelter cages will flip upside down, flash paws or claws and meow endlessly to get your attention. And the dogs, well, one sad look and you’re hooked. Dalton Johnson was looking for a feline friend Friday. “I prefer

Animal shelter up for Pueblo City Council vote Monday

Animal shelter up for Pueblo City Council vote Monday

Gary Miller Pagecurl Jan-Dec, 2018 PUEBLO, CO – The contentious issue of how to operate the Pueblo Animal Shelter and whether operators should be required to follow a set of protocols before euthanizing an animal will be back on City Council’s radar Monday night. Council President Chris Nicoll said he

Local animal shelter responds to social media abuse allegations

Local animal shelter responds to social media abuse allegations

Accusations against an Edinburg Animal Shelter are circulating on social media. Accusations against an Edinburg animal shelter are circulating on social media. A video posted to Facebook shows a deceased dog and overcrowded kennels allegedly taking place at Palm Valley Animal Shelter. “I can confirm that some of the video

With a 70 percent kill rate, Lubbock leaders agree it’s time for change in animal services

With a 70 percent kill rate, Lubbock leaders agree it’s time for change in animal services

By Matt Dotray / A-J Media Hearing that seven of every 10 animals entering Lubbock’s animal shelter are euthanized, Lubbock leaders agreed changes are needed in the city’s animal services department. But there’s been little public discussion over policy changes and no recent open talk of increasing funding for animal

Close to 400 animals helped through NOKA, council told

Close to 400 animals helped through NOKA, council told

Karen Stewardson pets Tippy, who recently gave birth to a litter of three kittens, as Shirley Fleming cuddles with some of them on Thursday afternoon. The pair are representatives from the No Kill Animal Association Ñ Community Animal Rescue Efforts and recently updated Lethbridge City Council that 369 cats and 32

SPCA, Island animal advocates outraged after adopted pig butchered, eaten

SPCA, Island animal advocates outraged after adopted pig butchered, eaten

Animal rescue groups are calling for better SPCA adoption policies after a rescued potbelly pig was recently butchered and eaten by her new owners on Vancouver Island. Molly was adopted in mid-January after spending several months at the Cowichan SPCA. She was among 23 pigs surrendered to the society […]

North Decatur Epic readers visit animal shelter

North Decatur Epic readers visit animal shelter

Bill Rethlake | The Daily NewsLady Pirates ExtraNorth Decatur student Norah Amberger reads to a stray looking for a forever home at the Decatur County Animal Shelter. GREENSBURG – The North Decatur mini-bus pulled up Thursday into the Greensburg Decatur County Animal Shelter parking lot on Park Road in Greensburg