El Paso will soon be home to an innovative education and adoption facility thanks to a generous donation from the Petco Foundation. The national nonprofit recently awarded El Paso Animal Services with a $500,000 grant that will help bring life to the Cats at the Zoo (CATZ) exhibit, which will bring adoptable cats and kittens to the El Paso Zoo.
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Press Release-Animal Services to Reduce Center Hours for Wednesday Deep Cleaning
With the high-intake season quickly approaching, El Paso Animal Services is gearing up for a seasonal deep cleaning on Wednesday, April 17, 2019. During this one-day deep cleaning, Animal Services will be reducing its operation hours from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. to allow staff to complete the facility-wide cleaning.
Press Release-Free Adoptions for Large & Loyal Dogs
El Paso Animal Services is looking for families who are ready to commit to the center’s most lovable and loyal pets. The department’s “Large & Loyal” adoption special features free adoptions for all dogs over 20 pounds.
Press Release-Animal Services Achieves Milestone with Highest Monthly Save-Rate
El Paso Animal Services reached a milestone in March, achieving its highest monthly save-rate in department history. Last month, Animal Services saved 92.53% of the more than 2,400 animals that entered the Animal Services Center in March.
Press Release-Animal Services Achieves 90% Save-Rate in February
El Paso Animal Services achieved a third month of reaching a 90% or higher live-release rate as it nears its no-kill goal. To celebrate the save rate, the department is hosting a “90 by 2020” adoption event, starting Friday, March 8 through Sunday, March 10 where adoptions will be free for the first 90 pets, and just $9 for every pet thereafter.
Press Release-Animal Services Provides Free Microchips
El Paso Animal Services will be offering free microchips to the first 100 pets at the Parks & Recreation Pet Festival beginning at 9 a.m. this Saturday, Feb. 23, at the Westside Community Park, 7400 High Ridge.
Press Release-Nearly 90 Shelter Pets Take Flight to California Shelters
This Wednesday, February 13, nearly 90 shelter pets from El Paso Animal Services will take to the skies to California rescue shelters in need of lovable shelter pets.
Press Release-Animal Services Hosts Free Microchip and Vaccine Clinic in Far East El Paso
El Paso Animal Services will be offering free microchips and vaccines (Distemper/Parvo for dogs or FVRCP for cats) to the first 100 pets that visit Tierra Buena Park in far-east El Paso from 9 a.m. to noon this Sunday, Jan. 13.
Press Release-Animal Services Moves Pets to Offsite Shelter Due to Extreme Weather
Due to inclement weather, the Department of Animal Services has closed down the outdoor kennels located at the Animal Services Center (5001 Fred Wilson), and has moved dogs to a temporary offsite shelter at Sunrise Park (3800 Sunrise Ave).
Press Release-Start the New Year with the New “Firefighters and Furry Friends” Calendar
El Paso Animal Services and the El Paso Fire Department are excited to announce the availability of the new “Firefighters and Furry Friends” 2019 calendar.
Make Their Holiday Season Merry & Bright
Make a shelter pet's holiday season merry and bright by donating this month.
El Paso Pets take Freedom Flight thanks to Dog Is My Copilot
El Paso Animal Services teams up with Dog Is My Copilot and Uncaged Paws for first partnered freedom flight, saving over 50 pets.