A North Texas man is fighting to keep his dogs. His battle isn’t because his pets are violent, but because they were exposed to a rabid skunk in their own back yard.
The Weatherford-Parker County Animal Shelter is celebrating a major milestone: passing the 90-percent mark in live releases for a calendar month.
They say all dogs go to heaven. But if they get there before their time, should someone pay up?
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.
In the past two weeks, Fort Worth Animal Control workers saw two things they’d never seen before: A huge surge in the number of animals at the shelter that pushed them far past their capacity and a swell in adoptions to prevent the animals’ euthanasia.
CBS 11 News has learned the child that was attacked and mauled by four dogs in Lake Worth on Monday had to undergo surgery to reattach an ear. Meanwhile, the injured child’s grandmother was arrested — but not on charges related to the dog attack.
Many of us have a special bond with our pets and can’t imagine life without them. But, experts say there are ways to prepare you for that loss when it does happen.