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Animal Shelter Move Howls Again Wednesday
The debate comes to Council chambers.
"...a breifing on the controversial relocation of the city's animal shelter from Town Lake to the Eastside. (Controversial to..."

Aug. 6, 2007 News Post by Wells Dunbar

Animal Shelter Lawsuit: City Has Alpo on Its Face
On Monday, the fifth citizen-group lawsuit this year was filed against the City of Austin, this time alleging a “conspiratorial strategy” to keep the controversial animal shelter relocation decision away from the public scrutiny of an open council vote.
"...time alleging a “conspiratorial strategy” to keep the controversial animal shelter relocation decision away from the public scrutiny of..."

Oct. 2, 2007 News Post by Katherine Gregor

Gimme (Animal) Shelter
Swirling city politics, site selection, and – oh yes – animal welfare
"...If I don't get some shelter..."

Aug. 24, 2007 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

Proposed Animal Shelter Move Gets Community Howling
Plan to move ailing Town Lake Animal Center to East Austin creates strange bedfellows
"...What do no-kill-animal-shelter advocates, Eastside activists, and a West Austin neighborhood association..."

June 15, 2007 News Feature by Wells Dunbar

Animal Shelter's Next Top Dog?
A brief look at the five candidates
"...up the five finalists vying to be Austin's next animal services officer. Whoever she turns out to be, the..."

Dec. 24, 2010 News Feature by Josh Rosenblatt

Animal Shelter Drops the Ball on Missing Dog
Was Reba the dog euthanized or stolen?
"...July 20, when workers at the Williamson Co. Regional Animal Shelter told them that Reba, a frisky Labra­dor, had..."

Aug. 17, 2007 News Feature by Patricia J. Ruland

Animal Shelter Lawsuit
Citizen groups sue city, allege 'conspiratorial strategy' to keep animal shelter relocation decision away from public scrutiny
"...time alleging a "conspiratorial strategy" to keep the controversial animal shelter relocation decision away from the public scrutiny of..."

Oct. 5, 2007 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

Staff Changes Afoot at animal shelter
WilCo Regional Animal Shelter gets new director, kennel manager
"...Police Department have confirmed that Cheryl Schneider, current Lockhart Animal Shelter director and EMS director, "is leaving here to..."

Aug. 17, 2007 News Feature by Patricia J. Ruland

Article on Animal Shelter Misses Certain Facts
"...Dear Editor, Your article regarding the Williamson County Regional Animal Shelter ["Trouble in Puppy Paradise," News, June 15] was..."

June 21, 2007 Postmarks

Former Vet Tech Files Grievance on WilCo Animal Shelter (Updated)
Kathy (Lopez) Abdella files a formal grievance alleging violation of the Texas Whistleblower’s Act.
"...her job as vet tech at the Williamson County Animal Shelter. The filing appeals the decision to terminate her,..."

July 20, 2007 News Post by Patricia J. Ruland

Austin Animal Center Strains to Maintain Its No-Kill Status
City shelter struggles with overcrowding and volunteer dissatisfaction
"...the end of a group tour of the Austin Animal Center late last year, a few of us held..."

Feb. 8, 2019 News Feature by Nina Hernandez

Black Dog Blues: WilCo Shelter Flap Goes National
Before sending it out, perhaps the Williamson County Regional Animal Shelter brass should have read aloud its press release advertising “Black is Beautiful” week
"...Before sending it out, perhaps the Williamson County Regional Animal Shelter brass should have read aloud its press release..."

June 12, 2008 News Post by Patricia J. Ruland

Dog Fight over Town Lake Animal Center
Council set for a divisive argument over the future of TLAC with rival agenda items this week.
"...City Council over the future of the Town Lake Animal Center could become serious rifts with two rival items..."

Oct. 8, 2007 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Animal Planet's Jackson Galaxy, the Cat Whisperer, Visits SXSW
And speaks loudly enough to be heard over the ruckus of Fadó
"...The name of his show is My Cat From..."

March 11, 2013 SXSW Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

WilCo Humane Society Takes in Animals Seized from Uvalde Shelter
Donations needed to care for medically-neglected animals
"...care for, and place into adoption more than 200 animals rescued from the Uvalde Animal Shelter, which has been..."

April 13, 2012 News Post by Jordan Smith

WilCo Animal Advocates Hire Bulldog Attorney
Attorney Bill Aleshire hired to press for more vigor in Sheriff's Office animal cruelty and neglect investigation into Williamson County Regional Shelter
"...of unfortunate critters at the problem-plagued Williamson Co. Regional Animal Shelter in Georgetown have hired Austin lawyer and former..."

July 20, 2007 News Feature by Patricia J. Ruland

The Cat Did It: WilCo off the Hook in Shelter probe
Animals blamed in abuse case (and for squealing to the pigs)
"...dominated the county's protracted, 10-month probe into allegations of animal cruelty and neglect at the Williamson Co. Regional Animal..."

June 13, 2008 News Feature by Patricia J. Ruland

Animal Shelters Should Be 'No-Kill'
"...Dear Editor, Re: Your article on the Town Lake Animal Shelter ["What Happened to the No-Kill Millennium?"; News, Nov...."

March 28, 2007 Postmarks

Point Austin: Animal Passions
If the dogs recognized their spokesmen, they'd run the other way
"...The Town Lake Animal Center will stay where it is – and it..."

Oct. 19, 2007 News Column by Michael King

Damage Control at Shelter Raises More Dander
Animal shelter saga continues in Williamson County
"...on alleged inhumane conditions at the Williamson Co. Regional Animal Shelter, county and local officials now are being questioned..."

July 27, 2007 News Feature by Patricia J. Ruland

Run for Shelter
City takes first significant step toward relocating Town Lake Animal Center
"...first major step toward relocating the decaying Town Lake Animal Center from West Cesar Chavez (on Town Lake) to..."

Oct. 19, 2007 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Bias in Animal Adoption Center Criteria?
Council adopts recommendations for TLAC
"...Item 96, which called on council to adopt the Animal Advisory Com­mis­sion's criteria for selecting a nonprofit partner to..."

July 1, 2011 News Feature by Josh Rosenblatt

City Hall Hustle: The Animal Kingdom
One more round of changes proposed for the shelter plans
"...– not to mention simmering internecine feuds – Austin's animal rescue community is a rowdy and impassioned bunch, with..."

March 12, 2010 News Column by Wells Dunbar

Exit Interview: Animal Services Chief Tawny Hammond
Hammond championed no-kill shelter policy in Austin
"...that she would leave her position as the city's Animal Services Chief to take a job as Midwest regional..."

May 26, 2017 News Feature by Nina Hernandez

FixAustin 'Fixated' on Fighting New Shelter
"...March 6], FixAustin is "fixated" on fighting the new shelter location instead of putting all that effort, time, and..."

March 5, 2009 Postmarks

Shelter Relocation
"...Dear Editor, Re: The Town Lake Animal Center relocation [“Gimme (Animal) Shelter,” News, Aug. 24]: I..."

Aug. 23, 2007 Postmarks

Animal Extravaganza
Pet Expo comes to Austin this weekend
"...Listen up animal lovers: this is your weekend. That's right the Austin..."

Oct. 7, 2011 News Post by Jordan Smith

More Shelter No. 2
"...I commend The Austin Chronicle for running the Gimme Shelter article [“What Happened to the No-Kill Millennium?,” News, Nov...."

Nov. 29, 2005 Postmarks

More Wilco Animal Woes
Williamson County Humane Society shuts down temporarily to contain parvo outbreak that killed five dogs
"...said. The outbreak originated with Pringles, one of several animals the Humane Society acquired from the Williamson County Regional..."

July 13, 2007 News Feature by Patricia J. Ruland

Demystifying Animal Policy
"...Dear Editor, Thank you for demystifying Austin's animal policy [“What Happened to the No-Kill Millennium?,” News, Nov...."

Nov. 23, 2005 Postmarks

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