A spokeswoman for a North Texas animal sanctuary where seven big cats have died of a virus says the worst of the outbreak appears to be over even though some cats still show symptoms.
A distemper outbreak has killed another large tiger in Wylie. The virus has now taken the lives of seven large cats at In-Sync Exotics.
A tiger described as the “soul” of a North Texas animal sanctuary has become the seventh big cat to die from an outbreak of a fatal virus.
Concerned resident say documents show 100 dogs were diagnosed with distemper after leaving one Fort Worth Animal Shelter.
Canine distemper has claimed the life of a third big cat at an animal sanctuary in Wylie. A spokeswoman for In-Sync Exotics Wildlife Rescue and Education Center says a male tiger named Abrams died Monday.
City leaders are taking a closer look at the Fort Worth animal shelter, after CBS 11 reported some of its animals came down with distemper.
As a result of the I-Team investigation, the city council will get a full briefing on the matter from the shelter’s veterinarian and the code compliance director next week.
After a CBS-11 I-Team investigation, some people in Fort Worth went to city hall Tuesday night demanding action at the city’s animal shelter.
When you bring a dog home from a shelter, you don’t expect it to die within weeks of adopting it.
North Texas cities are warning pet owners about a potential deadly outbreak of distemper.
The city of Plano is dealing with a distemper outbreak. Officials with animal services say the problem is one of the worst ever dealt with in the area.
Nearly four-dozen dogs have been euthanized at the Fort Worth shelter because of a distemper outbreak. Distemper is an airborne, highly contagious disease that is almost always fatal.