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What Was This Puppy’s Crime

By Lenny Leatherman –

Why has virtually everyone associated with the Weatherford/Parker County Animal Shelter, including Veterinarians and volunteers walked away in disgust?

Can it be attributed to the helpless animals that are killed, sometime as many as forty or more at one time?

Or, is it due to callous and or incompetent management at the “shelter” AND management at higher levels in City Government?

How long should the citizens of Parker County who care deeply about the care and treatment of helpless animals, wait for the hostile working environment at the shelter to improve to an acceptable level for all concerned – including the animals?

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Parker Paws calls it quits with shelter –

More distressing news, especially for the animals left behind at the shelter… 

From The Weatherford Telegram, By Lance Winter, Friday, Jan. 27, 2012 –

It appears that the relationship between Parker Paws and the Weatherford/Parker County Animal Shelter has taken another turn and this time for the worse.

An e-mail sent to the Weatherford Telegram on Thursday said the non-profit organization, which has provided volunteer services and other programs to benefit the Weatherford/Parker County Animal Shelter for four years, is “changing their focus.”

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