The Premiere Website For Police News In Texas

          
The Most Viewed Police News Website In Texas
 

HOME PAGE

 

ABOUT US

 
 
SUBSCRIBE HERE
 

BUSINESS DIRECTORY

 
ADVERTISNG HERE
 

AMBER ALERTS

 

EVENTS

 

CONTACT US

 

CLASSIFIED ADS

 

EMPLOYMENT

 

NATIONAL NIGHT OUT
2013

 

WE GET LETTERS

 

VISIT OUR SUBSCRIBERS

 

HELPFUL LINKS

 
TEXAS MOST WANTED
 

PHOTO GALLERY

 

RECORDED 
INTERVIEWS

 

ARCHIVES

 

POLICE TO CITIZEN

 

RECOMMENDED
READING

 

SOUND-OFF

 

YOUR WEATHER

 

Groundbreaking ceremony for new Animal Adoption Center and Shelter
   
 
More Today's News:
ߦ   Boat fire in Kemah marina spreads to other boats
ߦ   Airplane crashed into airport building in Wichita, Kansas (PHOTOS, VIDEO)
ߦ   EMPLOYMENT - Law Enforcement Positions
ߦ   1st Annual Spring Country Classic Golf Tournament
ߦ   2014 Veterans Day Free Meals and Discounts
ߦ   Bail denied for woman charged in deputy's death
ߦ   BUSTED & CUFFED - Jailhouse Visitors
ߦ   Car burglars don’t take vacation or days off
ߦ   Car crashes and firefights are killing police officers
ߦ   City of Pearland - Hiring Certified Police Officers and Police Cadets
ߦ   Daily Bulletin - Arrests - Galveston County
ߦ   Dead man in Dallas shooting identified
ߦ   DPS Reminds Texans of Safety Tips for Halloween
ߦ   Eleven Men Sentenced to Prison in Connection with International Child Exploitation Enterprise
ߦ   Family Rescued From Overturned Boat Near San Leon
ߦ   Former Ohio State Trooper Pleads Guilty to Violating Civil Rights of Several Female Motorists Through Sexual Activity and Cyber Stalking
ߦ   Fort Worth man accused of sexually assaulting 67-year-old woman, squeezing her to death
ߦ   Glock Donates $30,000 to the DEA Survivors Benefit Fund at the 2014 IACP Conference [PHOTO]
ߦ   Houston’s most wanted gangster … weighs 106 pounds
ߦ   It’s hard to keep caring
ߦ   Marine Dad Banned From School After Complaining About Islam Assignment
ߦ   MS-13 Gang Member Sentenced to Life in Prison for Murder and Attempted Murder
ߦ   Nacogdoches Co. Sheriff's office looking into reports of possible KKK rally
ߦ   Office on Violence Against Women Announces National Tour to Commemorate the 20th Anniversary of the Violence Against Women Act
ߦ   Patrol Report 10/30/2014 - Corpus Christi Police
ߦ   Physician and Others Sentenced in “Pill Mill” Case
ߦ   Police Chief/Emergency Management Coordinator - City of La Marque
ߦ   Reporting Inappropriate Educator-Student Relationships
ߦ   Robbery suspect shot, killed Tuesday night outside grocery store
ߦ   Santa Fe Police Investigating String of Car Burglaries
ߦ   Santa Fe Police Jail Restaurant Robbers [MUG SHOTS]
ߦ   Sheriff's Press Conference at Pole Position Raceway Today
ߦ   TDLR Chairman Leadership Burns Working Texas Families & the Taxpayers of Littlefield, Texas
ߦ   Texas Attorney General's Child Support Division Receives Top Award for Exemplary Performance
ߦ   Texas City Police Seek Shooter in Gun Assault
ߦ   Texas Electronics Business Sentenced for Violating Cash Reporting Requirement
ߦ   Van Zandt County Convicted Felon Sentenced for Federal Firearms Violation
ߦ   Women arrested in Round Rock Dumpster-diving ID theft [WATCH]
ߦ   Youth 13 slashed with knife by 14 year old
ߦ   BUSTED & CUFFED - They're in the jailhouse now
ߦ   Galveston Police Vice & Narcotic Investigation Nets a Methamphetamine Distributor [PHOTOS]
ߦ   MOST WANTED - Galveston County Sheriff [Updated Oct 28]
ߦ   MOST WANTED - Harris County Sheriffs Office (Updated Oct 23]
ߦ   MOST WANTED - Texas City Police Department [Updated Oct 7]
ߦ   Assault With Beer Bottle End College Station Bar Fight
ߦ   Austin police identify fatal shooting victim
ߦ   Chandler police officer dies in Gilbert crash [WATCH]
ߦ   CRIME STOPPERS: Recognize this purse theft suspect?
ߦ   Daily Bulletin - Arrests - Galveston County
ߦ   Eleven Men Sentenced to Prison in Connection with International Child Exploitation Enterprise
ߦ   Fatal Traffic Accident at 19000 Glenwest
ߦ   Fort Bend County Trial Information
ߦ   HPD Invites Citizens to Have "Coffee With a Cop"
ߦ   Investigation into Fatal Stabbing at 8500 Nairn
ߦ   Investigation into Fatal Traffic Accident at 9500 Kempwood

   Next >>
 
Search Archives:

City of La Porte, Texas
Media Relations Information for 10/30/2013

Public Relations Officer – Sgt. John Krueger

Office: 281-842-3161

 

City of La Porte hosts groundbreaking ceremony for new Animal Adoption Center and Shelter

 

Representatives break ground for La Porte’s new

Animal Adoption Center and Shelter

 

On October 28th, 2013 dignitaries from the City of La Porte joined various community members and other area residents in the official groundbreaking ceremony for La Porte’s new Animal Adoption Center and Shelter.  Ceremonies at the shelter’s designated future site were attended by many enthusiastic spectators, including La Porte’s own Mayor and several City Council members.  The official event marks a new chapter for pet and animal services in the City.  The new facility will be located at 10901 Spencer Highway and should be up and running by this time next year.  It will be approximately 4300 square feet in size, replacing the 1900 square foot animal shelter that was constructed in 1987.

 

The La Porte-Bayshore community has grown to the extent that the need for a new facility had become abundantly clear.  For that reason, amid the 2012-2013 Budget, the La Porte City Council approved the building of the new Adoption Center and Animal Control facility.  The new site along Spencer Highway was ultimately chosen for its accessibility for residents, as well as its central city location. 

 

The new facility will have 32 dog runs with a separate Quarantine and Isolation Area and 66 Cat Cages, 36 designed for adoption.   The new shelter will also have a cat colony located in the front lobby and a get-acquainted room for potential adopters to meet animals and see if they will be a good fit for their homes. 

 

The new facility will also focus strongly on animal adoptions and placement.  Thanks to incredible volunteer support, the City found homes for 184 animals in 2012 and this year’s rate is currently 34% higher than last years. With the ease of access and visibility of the new location the City hopes to even further increase the adoption rate, along with provide a better home for our animals.

 

The La Porte Animal Adoption Center and Shelter represents an exciting step forward for the Animal Control staff and they are looking forward to serving the Citizens of La Porte in the new building.  For more information on the groundbreaking event or the upcoming facility, please contact Animal Control Supervisor Clarence Anderson at 281-471-3700.



Comments:
Our Chief of Police, Chief Adcox, went above and beyond in making this a reality for our community!!!

THANK YOU Chief Adcox for your perseverance.
Posted by LPRes at 10/30/2013 3:55:27 PM

Post a comment
Name/Nickname:
(required)
Email Address: (must be a valid address)
(will not be published or shared)
Comments: (plain text only)
Printer Friendly Format  Printer Friendly Format    Send to a Friend  Send to a Friend    RSS Feed  RSS Feed
  Share   Share link on Twitter Tweet   Shared 1 times
© 1999-2014 The Police News. All rights reserved.