An overcrowded North Texas animal shelter is going to great lengths to keep from euthanizing animals. The measures are working, but only for now.
The rumor of a mass euthanasia of dogs at the Parker County Animal Shelter Wednesday proved to be bad information. But the rumor underscores tension between the shelter and local rescue groups.
How ill animals are treated at city pounds is one of the biggest complaints of animal rights groups. Fort Worth city officials say that’s why they’re planning a huge expansion of its isolation and medical ward.
Suzette Watkins runs Riverside Kennel in Fort Worth and is the head of the Fort Worth branch of No Kill, an animal rights group. And she has a problem with Fort Worth’s animal control.
Some animal lovers in Fannin County worry the clock is ticking on their hopes for a modern animal shelter.