County Shelter Full, Needs More Money

Posted: May 13, 2013 at 5 a.m.

Amanda Mann, a veterinarian technician, medicates a litter of kittens Friday at the shelter.

Sherlock found Watson. William Belvin adopted Watson, a tiny kitten, last week to accompany his 1-year-old dog, Sherlock.

At A Glance


The Washington County animal shelter provides monthly reports to the Quorum Court. Below are averages from the first four months of this year:

Animals on hand at the end of the month: 154

Brought in by county animal control: 72

Brought in by small cities: 22

Adoptions: 54

Transfers to other cities for adoption: 28

Euthanized: 24

Source: Staff Report

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