Soon, There Might Be More Hope For Amarillo’s Four Legged Friends
Amarillo's problem with "pet overpopulation" is no secret. Find anyone with a soft spot for cats and dogs and they'll tell you all about it. Luckily, there's some good news on the horizon.
Soon, there might be more hope for Amarillo's misplaced four-legged friends.
The Shelters Are Packed
Which is no surprise, really. Stray dogs and cats have been a talking point for some time when it comes to things we need to fix in Yellow City.
Even with all of the rescues we have in the area, there just isn't enough room for all of the animals that are either abandoned and later found, or pets that are surrendered for a laundry list of reasons.
It's a tough situation for sure.
It Looks Like Everyone Is Tackling The Problem Together
For a long time, there's been the shelters and the rescues. You rarely, if ever, hear about the two working in tandem to address the issue of pet overpopulation.
Recently, the City of Amarillo put out a press release stating that Amarillo Animal Management and Welfare is reaching out. They're reaching out to rescues and organizations in the area to make it more of a team effort.
According to the press release, the shelter has been primarily ran by the Panhandle Humane Society. With their new program they're reaching out to bring several organizations and rescues together to tackle the issue.
They're reaching out locally, and regionally.
How Can You Help?
The City has asked that rescue organizations who are interested in possibly teaming up with AAMW send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Hopefully several organizations teaming up with the city will help with the overpopulation issue.