UPDATE: City Rejects No Kill Louisville Bid for Animal Services

Failing to privatize Louisville Metro Animal Services, Mayor Greg Fischer announced Monday the city has rejected a proposal by a non-profit group to take over the agency. Instead, the administration will immediately renew its search for a new director to turn around the dysfunctional department. Fischer previously planned to outsource much of animal services’ functions […]

No Kill Louisville President Outlines Bid for LMAS Contract

While No Kill Louisville is the only animal advocacy group bidding to take over parts of Metro Animal Services, that doesn’t mean the group will win the contract. Mayor Greg Fischer decided to privatize most of the department after a city review found egregious problems within the agency. Many organizations sent questions to the mayor’s […]

No Kill Louisville Sole Bidder for Animal Services Contract

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 […]

No Kill Louisville Vying for Animal Services Contract

At least one Louisville-area animal care group is vying to take over certain operations of Metro Animal Services. Mayor Greg Fischer decided earlier this month to privatize much of the troubled department. This week, one of the likely contenders for the contract to take over the operations, the Kentucky Humane Society, announced it would not […]

Animal Services Report Expected Next Week

The long-awaited review of Louisville Metro Animal Services will be delivered to Mayor Greg Fischer next week. The review was ordered in January after years of continued problems in the embattled agency. When the report is finalized, it will be used to guide a search committee in finding a permanent director for LMAS, which is […]