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Puppy Tossed Out Car Window Needs A New Home

The Fort Worth Animal Shelter is looking for a new home for little Lilly, who was tossed out of a car window at the shelter.

06/03/2015

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Fort Worth Starts First Ever Animal Foster Care Program

With animal shelters filling up, the City of Fort Worth is taking an unusual step to keep homeless pets alive. As part of a new program, one woman has become the city’s first animal foster care home.

CBS 11–03/25/2015

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Fort Worth Animal Shelter At Capacity, Adoption Fees Lowered

The Fort Worth Animal Shelter is at capacity. The city confirmed that on Monday 20 animals were euthanized – the highest number of animals put down so far this year.

CBSDFW.COM–03/17/2015

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Blood Donation Turns Dogs Into Best Buds

When Cyrus, a Pit Bull mix, arrived at the Fort Worth animal shelter his left front leg was a mess.

KRLD–12/23/2014

The Fort Worth Animal Shelter plans a public adoption for Freeway, an eight-week-old kitten rescued from Loop 820 by Fort Worth Police. (Credit: Fort Worth Police)

Fort Worth Animal Shelter Plans Public Lottery For ‘Freeway’

She now has a name. Freeway, the eight-week-old kitten rescued by Fort Worth police Wednesday night from a west side highway, will be put up for adoption next week in a public lottery.

09/26/2014

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City Breaks Ground On First-Of-A-Kind Animal Shelter

Fort Worth broke ground Wednesday on a new building that could save hundreds of stray animals every year. It’s a way of treating sick animals in a crowded shelter that the city believes is groundbreaking in its concept.

CBS 11–01/15/2014

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Crews Cleaning Up Egret Mess At Fort Worth Park

The city parks department is cleaning up a foul smelling mess left by some Egrets in a Fort Worth neighborhood.

09/30/2013

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Fort Worth City Council Briefed On Animal Shelter After CBS 11 I-Team Investigation

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.

05/21/2013

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I-Team Investigation Prompts Fort Worth City Council To Look Into Animal Shelter

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.

05/08/2013

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Citizens Demand Action After Some Dogs Adopted From City Shelter Die Of Distemper

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.

CBS 11–05/07/2013

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I-Team: Dogs Adopted From Fort Worth Animal Shelter Died Of Distemper

When you bring a dog home from a shelter, you don’t expect it to die within weeks of adopting it.

CBS 11–04/09/2013

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Distemper Concerns Force Euthanization Of Dozens Of Dogs

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.

CBSDFW.COM–10/12/2012