LMAS Installs Barriers At Manslick To Stem Disease Spread

With some help from the private sector, Louisville Metro Animal Services is upgrading its Manslick Road facility to help stop the spread of distemper and other diseases. Workers have been installing dozens of plastic barriers between the chain-link canine kennel runs at Manslick. MAS Director Justin Scally says the barriers will prevent dogs from spreading… Continue reading LMAS Installs Barriers At Manslick To Stem Disease Spread

LMAS Closes Temporary Shelter

Louisville Metro Animal Services has closed a temporary shelter that was set up last month to help stop the spread of distemper and other diseases at the Manslick Road operation. Officials opened the shelter September 20 in an old public works garage next to the MAS adoption center off Newburg Road to separate new intake… Continue reading LMAS Closes Temporary Shelter

After Distemper Outbreak, LMAS Opening Temporary Shelter

Louisville Metro Animal Services Director Justin Scally is calling on the community to help with the latest outbreak of distemper in dogs at its facilities. The department will open up a temporary shelter tomorrow to deal with the latest outbreak. The disease is highly contagious and causes respiratory ailments, depression and loss of appetite. There… Continue reading After Distemper Outbreak, LMAS Opening Temporary Shelter