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Animal Shelter

A dog waiting for adoption at the Terrell Animal Shelter (CBS 11 News)

Animal Shelter’s Volunteers, Social Media Help Find New Homes

An overcrowded North Texas animal shelter is going to great lengths to keep from euthanizing animals. The measures are working, but only for now.


Cat Dog Nurse

Nursing Mother Dog Welcomes Kitten At Carrollton Shelter

One shelter dog in Carrollton is proving the mantra of ‘you can’t choose your family’ wrong. Faline, a nursing longhaired Chihuahua and Pomeranian mix, has adopted an additional offspring. And she looks nothing like her mama.


Iberia Davis came to the Fort Worth animal shelter to adopt one dog and left with two. Overcrowding has the city looking for ways to avoid euthanizing its first animal since 2010. (Credit: Joel Thomas/KTVT)

Animal Adoptions Don’t Quell Tragic, Reoccurring Decision In Fort Worth

Facing a desperate life or death decision, Fort Worth code compliance officials had to find homes for six dozen sheltered animals or kill them Wednesday night. They saved them. But after a brief reprieve, they returned Thursday to a broken record


One of the dogs in a Fort Worth animal shelter. (Credit: Joel Thomas/KTVT)

Fort Worth Code Enforcement Agonizes Over Animal Euthanasia

In a quiet city office Wednesday morning, Fort Worth’s code enforcement managers agonized over a life or death decision.


One of the dogs in a Fort Worth animal shelter. (Credit: Joel Thomas/KTVT)

Fort Worth Animal Shelter Overcrowded Again

Fort Worth is again asking for help alleviating overcrowding at the city’s animal shelter.


Teddy, one of the dogs up for adoption at the Farmers Branch Animal Shelter. (Credit: Bud Gillett/KTVT)

Area Animal Shelters Offer Unusual Promotions To Promote Adoptions

Animal shelters across North Texas are full to overflowing, and it’s taxing the limits of their facilities while stretching their human resources thin. So shelters are taking some unusual promotions to get pets adopted.


One of the dogs in a Fort Worth animal shelter. (Credit: Joel Thomas/KTVT)

Bedford Animal Shelter At Capacity, City Drops Adoption Fee

The Bedford Animal Shelter has hit capacity, spurring the city to drop its licensing fee by $20 to promote adoption.


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Another Fort Worth Shelter Facing Overcrowding

Another North Texas animal shelter is facing an overcrowding crisis and is asking for public’s help.


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Fort Worth Animal Shelter Pets Still Need Homes

North Texans have adopted about 275 animals in Fort Worth over the span of just two days. While that is great news, there are still plenty of other pets looking for new homes.


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Fort Worth Animal Shelter Still Overloaded

Fort Worth is faced with the grim possibility of euthanizing hundreds of animals because of overcrowding. Many families are adopting the pets, but many more still need homes.


One of the dogs in a Fort Worth animal shelter. (Credit: Joel Thomas/KTVT)

Fort Worth Animal Shelter May Mass Euthanize

Fort Worth Animal Control could be days away from the largest mass euthanization in its history if it doesn’t find homes for hundreds of animals.


Animal Cruelty

City’s Lack Of Response In Animal Cruelty Case Disturbs Fort Worth Pet Sitters

Fort Worth has made a change to an animal control policy after two residents couldn’t get anyone to respond to a case of apparent animal cruelty.