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.
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
In a quiet city office Wednesday morning, Fort Worth’s code enforcement managers agonized over a life or death decision.
Fort Worth is again asking for help alleviating overcrowding at the city’s animal shelter.
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.
The Bedford Animal Shelter has hit capacity, spurring the city to drop its licensing fee by $20 to promote adoption.
Another North Texas animal shelter is facing an overcrowding crisis and is asking for public’s help.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The storms that damaged Lynn Trotter’s home in Arlington also scared away one of her family members — her cat Missy.