About 40 cats and dogs that were displaced by severe storms in Alabama will soon be up for adoption in the Louisville area. The pets could not be reunited with their owners after tornadoes devastated Tuscaloosa and the surrounding area. The Humane Society collected the animals and is distributing them to various shelters. Locally, the… Continue reading Displaced Animals Arrive in Louisville
No Kill Louisville is the only group that met Monday’s deadline to submit bids to run the soon-to-be-privatized parts of Louisville Metro Animal Services. The group’s president Jessica Reid previously told WFPL No Kill Louisville could reduce euthanasia almost instantly and eventually only allow the sickliest of animals to be put down. She also said the group’s biggest… Continue reading No Kill Louisville Sole Bidder for Animal Services Contract
Susan Neumayer comes from the city’s Louisville at Work team, which oversaw stimulus spending. She will replace Debbie Fox, who became interim director earlier this year, but planned to return to her job at MetroSafe in April, when Mayor Greg Fischer was expected to name a permanent director.
A resolution calling for an end to all non-essential animal euthanasia will be introduced in the Metro Council Thursday. The resolution is not binding, but encourages Metro Animal Services to work with outside organizations to increase animal adoptions and neutering, among other things.
It seems like there is always something happening at the Louisville Zoo; fun, new exhibits, birthday parties for animals, various contests, interactive 4-D films. But this past year has seen some difficult times as well, with the report on the train wreck released, the maiming of a baby gorilla and the death of Scotty the elephant. It’s time to catch up with them and see what else they’ve been up to. Join our conversation with Louisville Zoo director John Walczak on Monday, when we will also talk about the newest additions to the zoo and remember the ones who have left us. Listen to the Show
A fourth dog run, where pets can be let off of their leashes, has opened in Louisville.