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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

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

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

Animal Shelters Take Action
With more volunteers and lower adoption rates, can we stay no-kill?
"...announced two initiatives to help alleviate overcrowding at area animal shelters...."

July 26, 2012 News Post by Monica Riese

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

Animal Center Celebrates First Anniversary
First year has brought more than 7,000 adoptions
"...the first anniversary of the opening of the Austin Animal Center at 7201 Levander Loop...."

Nov. 10, 2012 News Post by Monica Riese

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.
"...towards the closure and demolition of the Town Lake Animal Center and the construction of a new site at..."

Oct. 12, 2007 News Post by Richard Whittaker

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

Rescued Pups Ready for Adoption
Uvalde Shelter rescues ready for families
"...County in connection with a large seizure of neglected animals from the Uvalde Animal Shelter are healthy and ready..."

April 27, 2012 News Post by Jordan Smith

Wake Up, Austin; Lower Animal Birth Rate
"...online and look at King County Washington's statistics (Seattle), www.kingcounty.gov/safety/AnimalServices/about/statistics.aspx, and look at the chart on final disposition. How..."

Aug. 7, 2008 Postmarks

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

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

Safety Net or Dead End?
The politics of Austin animal welfare
"...stream of speakers took turns explaining to the Austin Animal Advisory Commission what was wrong with her volunteer program...."

Feb. 18, 2011 News Feature by Josh Rosenblatt

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

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

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

The Purrr-fect Gift
With shelters swelling, slashed pet adoption fees
"...Sure, city politics can be an animal house, but this is ridiculous: Just in time for..."

Dec. 2, 2011 News Post by Wells Dunbar

We Want You … To Adopt Today!
Pet adoption specials for the holiday and beyond
"...Thanks in part to the mild winter, local animal shelters are nearly bursting at the seams with kittens...."

June 29, 2012 News Post by Jordan Smith

Save a Life, Enjoy the Holiday
Cat and dog adoption specials this weekend
"...are staying open for the holiday and are offering adoption specials...."

May 24, 2012 News Post by Jordan Smith

Lots of Animals, Lots of Love
Animal adoption specials this weekend at AHS and AAC
"...October will be a big month – for pet adoptions at both the Austin Humane Society and the city's..."

Sept. 28, 2012 News Post by Jordan Smith

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