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

Oct. 8, 2007 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Town Lake Animal Center: The End of the Beginning of the End
Council moves closer to some resolution of the animal shelter problem, amidst furious protests.
"...a step towards the closure and demolition of the Town Lake Animal Center and the construction of a new..."

Oct. 12, 2007 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Animal Advisory Commission Endorses APA! Takeover of Town Lake Animal Center
APA! is losing its lease on a Manchaca space in May
"...The Animal Advisory Commission held a special-called meeting Monday night, March..."

March 9, 2012 News Feature by Josh Rosenblatt

Town Lake's Future: Fix It or Ditch It
The animal center needs a major renovation, but funds and political will are needed
"...Like any 50-year-old, Austin's Town Lake Animal Center is getting a little creaky. It's..."

Nov. 18, 2005 News Feature by Rachel Proctor May

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

Budget Outlook Grim for Animal Center
City shelter will need to do more with less
"...Price Tag on No-Kill," July 27), the new Austin Animal Center is understaffed, underfunded, and underwater as a result..."

Aug. 10, 2012 News Feature by Josh Rosenblatt

Gimme (Animal) Shelter
Swirling city politics, site selection, and – oh yes – animal welfare
"..."I am 100 percent convinced that moving the animal shelter will have no impact on adoptions," counters Town..."

Aug. 24, 2007 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

Austin's Animal Partnership Model: Get Engaged
Spotlighting a handful of the nearly 100 local organizations working together to save Austin's animals
"...A mantra reiterated by city staff and animal welfare partnership officials, again and again, is that there's..."

April 3, 2009 News Feature by Patricia J. Ruland

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

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

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 city..."

Dec. 23, 2011 News Feature by Josh Rosenblatt

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

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 –..."

Oct. 19, 2007 News Column by Michael King

In Deep Sorrow for the Animal Community of Austin
"...happened. Two of the least compassionate members on the Animal Advisory Commission are now the chair and vice chair...."

April 23, 2007 Postmarks

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 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

Public Notice: Something at Lake Long?
If not golf, what?
"...opted not to ask Council to consider the Decker Lake Golf Course proposal at their final meeting today (Dec...."

Dec. 12, 2014 News Column by Nick Barbaro

We Don't Need No Stinkin' De-Icer
City trumpets response to the great storm of aught-7
"...Health and Human Services: During this weather event, the Town Lake Animal Center followed established cold-weather procedures. At night,..."

Jan. 19, 2007 News Post by Wells Dunbar

What Happened to the No-Kill Millennium?
Austin's plan to end wholesale euthanasia at Town Lake shelter remains a distant dream
"...system. Soon, it becomes too sedated to stand. The animal collapses, and when its lungs become too sedated to..."

Nov. 18, 2005 News Feature by Rachel Proctor May

Spend Black Friday With Furry Friends
Adopt a friend for free this weekend
"...really good deals? Look no further than the Austin Animal Center where hundreds of animals can be adopted free..."

Nov. 23, 2012 News Post by Jordan Smith

Adoption Options
In preparation for move, TLAC adoptions are free
"...With the official opening of the new Austin Animal Center just around the corner, the city's shelter is..."

Nov. 7, 2011 News Post by Jordan Smith

How Many Cats Did Austin Save Last Year?
By the numbers, shelter and animal advocate efforts show significant progress
"...Council – and Austin­ites generally – believe about the animal shelter and the city's animal welfare programs?..."

April 3, 2009 News Feature by Patricia J. Ruland

Walking the No-Kill Tightrope
As Austin's animal welfare center moves to a new building, will the delicate balance of 'no-kill' and resources be maintained?
"...sure the scheduled opening of the long-awaited $12 million animal shelter on Levan­der Loop two days later goes according..."

Nov. 4, 2011 News Feature by Josh Rosenblatt

Safety Net or Dead End?
The politics of Austin animal welfare
"...For nearly 30 minutes, the Town Lake Ani­mal Center volunteer coordinator had been sitting quietly..."

Feb. 18, 2011 News Feature by Josh Rosenblatt

Dead Dogs Don't Lie
If your pet escapes, pray for Animal Control
"...to shoot the dog three times, killing him instantly. Animal Protection & Control was called after the dog was..."

July 4, 2008 News Feature by Laurel Chesky

The Daily Hustle: 12/8/10
Raining cats and dogs on the animal welfare front
"...season, along with the continuing search for a new Animal Services officer...."

Dec. 8, 2010 News Post 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..."

Sept. 17, 2010 News Column by Michael King

The Unflinching Abigail Smith
New animal services chief faces up to Austin's shelter warfare
"...last week to take the reins of the city's animal services department. Her timing really couldn't have been heavier..."

March 25, 2011 News Feature by Josh Rosenblatt

Labor Day Reminders
All the info you need to know on buses, animals, and DWIs this weekend
"...you might have missed the memo on bus service, animal adoptions, and the Austin Police Department's no-refusal policy in..."

Aug. 31, 2012 News Post by Monica Riese

Health Officials on Lookout for Woman Exposed to Rabies
"...witnessed handling a bat while canoeing at Lady Bird Lake "on or about" last Sunday, July 13. The bat..."

July 18, 2008 News Post by Nora Ankrum

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