THE PREMIERE WEBSITE FOR POLICE NEWS IN TEXAS
SOUND-OFF
LINKS/ EVENTS/ BOOKS/ JOBS/ ARCHIVES & COMMENTS/ TWITTER/ THE BLUE PAGES / BACK ISSUES / WEATHER
ABOUT THE POLICE NEWS /
FACEBOOK / PHOTOS & VIDEOS / Texas Most Wanted
 

HOME PAGE

 

ABOUT US

 SUBSCRIBE HERE
 BUSINESS DIRECTORY
 

AMBER ALERTS

 

EVENTS CALENDAR

 

CONTACT US

 CLASSIFIED ADS
 

EMPLOYMENT

 NATIONAL NIGHT OUT 2013
 

OP/EDs

 SUBSCRIBER CITIES
 

HELPFUL LINKS

 TEXAS MOST WANTED
 

PHOTO GALLERY

 

RECORDED 
INTERVIEWS

 

ARCHIVES

 

P-2-C

 

RECOMMENDED
READING

 

SOUND-OFF

 

YOUR WEATHER

 
Posted on: Wednesday, October 30, 2013
Groundbreaking ceremony for new Animal Adoption Center and Shelter
   
 
More Today's News:
4/16/14   Formal Ceremony Installing New U.S. Marshal
4/16/14   Austin - Man sentenced to 15 years in string of armed robberies
4/16/14   Bexar County - Deputy injured by shoplifter
4/16/14   Calgary - 5 DEAD: Stabbing suspect is son of Calgary police officer
4/16/14   Dallas - Court records detail child rape allegation against judge
4/16/14   Dallas - Critical Missing Juvenile
4/16/14   Detroit - Family of Woman Killed at Officer’s Party Still Seeks Answers
4/16/14   Employment - Police Officer - City of Santa Fe
4/16/14   Galveston College offering scholarships to students
4/16/14   Governor’s Office Accepting Nominations for Star of Texas Awards
4/16/14   Harris County - Burglar caught on camera in baby's room
4/16/14   Houston - Armed robbers terrorize McDonald's customers, employees
4/16/14   LaPorte - Officer in LPPD’s commercial vehicle inspection unit excels for another year
4/16/14   League City - Father jailed for injury to his child
4/16/14   Liberty County Man Sentenced for Child Pornography
4/16/14   N. Carolina - Officer killed in crash with NCDOT truck
4/16/14   Pennies From Heaven - A Guest Column
4/16/14   Polk County, Wisc. - Sheriff's Deputy Injured in Line-of-Duty in '91, Died Monday
4/16/14   Reward Now $13,000 for Sex Offender From Spring
4/16/14   Texas City - 5th Annual Texas Honor Ride Fun Run
4/16/14   Texas City - Defendant pleads for 30 years in home invasion case
4/16/14   Waco - Man shot wife in retaliation for domestic abuse charges
4/15/14   Alvin - National Police Week agenda
4/15/14   AMBER ALERT - Montgomery County Sheriff - CANCEL
4/15/14   AUSTIN - Grand jury expected to be seated in Gov. Rick Perry's ethics case
4/15/14   Beaumont - Attorney pleads guility to tax violation
4/15/14   Coast Guard, Texas Parks and Wildlife locate, recover body in San Antonio Bay
4/15/14   Employment - Dickinson Police Dept - Full-time Communications Operator
4/15/14   Employment - Police Officer - City of Webster
4/15/14   Employment - Telecommunications Operator - City of Webster
4/15/14   Fort Worth - Joint Operation Cracking Down on Domestic Violence
4/15/14   Harris County - Jailer arrested for providing booze, tobacco to inmates
4/15/14   Jacksonville, Fla - Officer who shot and killed unarmed driver will be re-instated
4/15/14   Kyle - Teen shot at firefighters
4/15/14   Lytle - Police Chief's Weekly Report
4/15/14   MOST WANTED - Galveston County Sheriff
4/15/14   MOST WANTED - Harris County Sheriff
4/15/14   MOST WANTED - Texas City
4/15/14   Nacogdoches - Police Public Information Log
4/15/14   President Obama Grants Commutation

   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.