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The City of Houston's Pound Going Through a Major Reorganization -VIDEO
Animals  (tags: BARC, re-organization, Houston, Texas, animals, shelter, puppies, whistleblower, retaliation )

- 3636 days ago -
There is mounting concern over the treatment of animals in the City of Houston's pound. The Bureau of Animal Regulation and Care, or BARC, is going through a major reorganization after being a target of animal rights advocates for years.
Owner Blames BARC for His Dog's Heatstroke Death - Houston Chronicle
Animals  (tags: animalwelfare, death, incompetence, BARC, Texas, Houston, dogs )

- 3636 days ago -
One moment, Brad Lovelace's beloved dog, Coltrane, was in his garage, getting a weekly bath. The next day, he was in the agonizing throes of a fatal case of heatstroke. What happened in between has become a bitter dispute between Lovelace and the
Sea Lion To Have Cataract Surgery
Animals  (tags: houston, zoolifie, marine wildlife, sea lion, cataract surgery, endangered, extinction, protection )

- 3801 days ago -
HOUSTON -- A sea lion at the Houston Zoo is having cataract surgery, KPRC Local 2 reported Thursday. Deano, a 25-year-old California sea lion, has detached lenses in his left and right eyes, which has caused him to lose vision in both eyes. His surg
How Did That Cat Get Up There?! ~ Video
Animals  (tags: houston, animals, cat, trapped, 80 feet in air, rescued )

- 3803 days ago -
A gray tabby is pulled to safety after being trapped 80 feet in the air.
Hurricane Ike's Tiniest Victims: How Houston Is Helping
Animals  (tags: SPCA, Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to, Houston, Hurricane Ike, baby squirrels, other animal rescues )

- 3946 days ago -
Heartwarming story of thousands of baby squirrels knocked out of their nests by Ike being hand-fed & raised for healthy release by the Houston chapter of the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. Read about their work to save these babies.
No Applicants for Houston Law Requiring Permits for Pet Breeders
Animals  (tags: pet, breeders, houston, TX, animal, animals, permits )

- 4301 days ago -
Three months after the city of Houston passed an ordinance requiring a permit to sell cats or dogs that have not been spayed or neutered, no one has applied for the $100 permit, city records show

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