El Paso Animal Overpopulation Problem


POSTED: Wednesday, July 7, 2010 - 3:56pm

UPDATED: Wednesday, July 7, 2010 - 9:05pm

Thousands of animals are killed in El Paso every year because of pet overpopulation.
Now the city is trying to do something about it.
This week an ordinance was proposed to raise the annual registration fee for people whose pets are not spayed or neutered.
It would go from 10 to 30 dollars if your pet isnt fixed.
City leaders say El Paso shelters take in roughly 24,000 animals a year and kill around 18,000 of them.
They also say while this won't fix the animal overpopulation problem, anything that might help it is a good idea.
City Council will vote on the ordinance next week.

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Here's an idea. A few weeks ago I took my daughter's dog to the mobile pet hospital to be fixed. It was great, she moved here from Florida and didn't have the money to spay her dog. Why can't the mobile hospital park somewhere for the whole week and take dogs and cats every day for the week at this location and park somewhere else the following week, and not just once a month???? If its funding let El Paso know maybe something can be done!!! What I saw..El Paso people needing help for their pets

Why doesnt beto submit a resolution to blame the bush administration for the pet over population.

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