Press Release-Petco Foundation Awards Animal Services $500K Grant for First-of-its-Kind Facility

Press Release-Petco Foundation Awards Animal Services $500K Grant for First-of-its-Kind Facility

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.

Press Release-Animal Services to Reduce Center Hours for Wednesday Deep Cleaning

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-Animal Services Achieves 90% Save-Rate in February

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 Hosts Free Microchip and Vaccine Clinic in Far East El Paso

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

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-PetSmart Charities Makes Donation

Press Release-PetSmart Charities Makes Donation

El Paso Animal Services will soon expand its medical operations through a generous donation from PetSmart Charities. The non-profit, and leading funder of animal welfare in North America, will donate much-needed surgical equipment and supplies that will allow Animal Services to perform more spay/neuter surgeries at one time.