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

Feb. 8, 2019 News Feature by Nina Hernandez

Animal Shelter Move Howls Again Wednesday
The debate comes to Council chambers.
"...The folks at FixAustin (who else envisions them holding the city by the,..."

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.
"...lawsuit this year was filed against the City of Austin, this time alleging a “conspiratorial strategy” to keep the..."

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
"...and size up the five finalists vying to be Austin's next animal services officer. Whoever she turns out to..."

Dec. 24, 2010 News Feature by Josh Rosenblatt

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

Animal Shelter Lawsuit
Citizen groups sue city, allege 'conspiratorial strategy' to keep animal shelter relocation decision away from public scrutiny
"...related to development was filed against the city of Austin, this time alleging a "conspiratorial strategy" to keep the..."

Oct. 5, 2007 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

How Many Cats Did Austin Save Last Year?
By the numbers, shelter and animal advocate efforts show significant progress
"...What should the City Council – and Austin­ites generally – believe about the animal shelter and the..."

April 3, 2009 News Feature by Patricia J. Ruland

Five Years of No-Kill in Austin
What has the city learned about animal welfare, and how far does it have to go?
"...before Jo Anne Norton ever became a volunteer at Austin Pets Alive!, she and her husband walked into the..."

Dec. 23, 2016 News Feature by Nina Hernandez

Winograd Fixes Austin: NKE Knows Best
Nathan Winograd makes his case for 'taking back' the animal center
"...In one of his many and various blog postings, animal-welfare author, consultant, and activist Nathan Winograd proudly accepts the..."

Oct. 31, 2008 News Feature by Patricia J. Ruland

Does Austin Need Fixing? Ask Reno.
Animal shelter reform has meant less euthanasia in Reno – why not in Austin?
"...Is Reno, Nev., outstripping Austin in an undeclared race to reduce animal shelter kill..."

Aug. 8, 2008 News Feature 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

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

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

Bastrop Pets Need Austin Homes
Animal shelters offering reduced cost adoptions during fires
"...We told you this morning about the shelters opened to help humans escaping the Central Texas fires...."

Sept. 5, 2011 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Potential Neuter to Austin’s No-Kill?
The rules dictating when city animal shelters should spay or neuter lost pets may be changing, and may have an effect on the future of no-kill shelters
"...If a pet owner's animal isn't fixed and finds its way to the Austin..."

Nov. 18, 2016 News Feature by Nina Hernandez

Dusty-Danger Dog Day in Austin
Local Pooch Makes Good, Wins Friends, Influences People
"...But now a certain pooch, adopted from Town Lake Animal Shelter by Austin-based playwright Timothy Braun nine years ago,..."

Aug. 16, 2017 Arts Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Austin Interfaith
Organizing Austin One Congregation at a Time
"...Once or twice a year, Austin's politicians and politician wannabes attend one of these accountability..."

July 21, 1995 News Feature by Robert Bryce

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

Herding Cats ... and Dogs ... in Austin & San Antonio
The high cost of being a no-kill city
"...Last September, as Austin Animal Ser­vices was celebrating its sixth straight month with..."

Feb. 3, 2012 News Feature by Josh Rosenblatt

No Room at Austin's Animal Inn
Lack of space already dogging new animal center
"...The brand-new Austin Animal Center on Levander Loop has everything a modern..."

Dec. 23, 2011 News Feature by Josh Rosenblatt

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

Shelter From the Storm: What's Next?
"...It's no easy business turning a city's animal-welfare program no-kill. Since City Council approved the "Implementation Plan..."

Feb. 18, 2011 News Feature by Josh Rosenblatt

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
"...issue – not to mention simmering internecine feuds – Austin's animal rescue community is a rowdy and impassioned bunch,..."

March 12, 2010 News Column by Wells Dunbar

Point Austin: Saving the Animals
City considers outsourcing all animal adoption programs
"...The good news is that the Town Lake Animal Center's current "save" rate – the percentage of animals..."

Sept. 17, 2010 News Column by Michael King

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