Fort Worth Animal Shelter
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.
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.
When Cyrus, a Pit Bull mix, arrived at the Fort Worth animal shelter his left front leg was a mess.
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.
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.
The city parks department is cleaning up a foul smelling mess left by some Egrets in a Fort Worth neighborhood.
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.
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.