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Fort Worth Animal Shelter

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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