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Build a new animal shelter, Hire more employees
  • Petitioned Waco City Council

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Waco City Council

Build a new animal shelter, Hire more employees

    1. Denise Rinker
    2. Petition by

      Denise Rinker

      Waco, TX

The shelter we have is antiquated. The animals are exposed to the elements 365 days a year. Some days it is , cold, wet, dirty . Other days the heat is oppressive. It is depressing for the animals and for the people who visit it.. It is not adequate to accommodate the needs of this area. A new shelter with more employees and better management will show that Waco/McLennan County is a forward thinking city.

With a new more attractive center, there would be more adoptions. Some people, do not have the heart to walk the shelter and choose a pet, in the condition, it is now, it is too depressing they say. Model this facility after the newer shelters in Texas, and you will see adoptions sky rocket. Even the small town of Temple, has a new modern facility.

Animals have no voice, we must be the voice, for the voiceless. We implore you to build a new facility for the poor creatures that must be there.

 

****PLEASE FORWARD A LINK TO ALL FAMILY AND FRIENDS AND HAVE THEM SIGN THIS PETITION**** THANK YOU FOR RESPONDING TO THIS PETITION IN SUCH A AWESOME FASHION. I AM HAPPY TO HEAR THAT RESIDENTS OF MCLENNAN COUNTY FEEL THE SAME AS I DO,IT BRINGS TEARS TO MY EYES THAT SO MANY PEOPLE HAVE ALREADY SIGNED THIS PETITION...LETS KEEP IT GOING.

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Email Waco City Council and tell them NOT to make the shelter a Closed Kill Facility.

Recent signatures

    News

    1. Petition Drive Saturday Oct 13,2012 at Tractor Supply on Valley Mills

      Denise Rinker
      Petition Organizer

      Please join us in the drive to get more signatures. We are having a petition drive and adoption special event. Watch for more news on events that will take place there.
      Also, Office Max has window paint in the Drafting supply area that you can mark your rear windows with supporting our petition drive. I will post pics of mine later today on facebook page. Show your support, no better advertising than all the cars with rear windows marked "Sign the Petition for New Animal Shelter"

    2. We are headed to City Council Sept.18 at 6:00pm

      Denise Rinker
      Petition Organizer

      Please show up at the Convetion Center at 100 Washington at 6:00pm to voice your concerns over the current situation at the Animal Shelter in Waco. It is very important to have a large turnout and let the Officials know, we are serious about our shelter and rescue animals. WE WANT CHANGE.

    3. Reached 2,000 signatures

    Supporters

    Reasons for signing

    • karen brentlinger HEWITT, TX
      • almost 2 years ago

      animal lover! We domesticated them and We should care for them!

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    • Michele Torrence HEWITT, TX
      • almost 2 years ago

      we love love love animals, all animals we even have a red eared slider turtle that was being neglected & now he has his own pond with fish friends in his own atrium.

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    • Rhonda Benfit KILLEEN, TX
      • about 2 years ago

      As someone who works at an animal shelter, I can attest to how much a happy environment can increase adoption rates. People hate going to shelters that are depressing to be in. They feel guilty by not being able to do more. Not only that, animals are better behaved in nurturing environments which in turn perpetuates the cycle of increasing adoption rates.

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    • Phi Phi Huynh HOUSTON, TX
      • about 2 years ago

      I believe that these animals deserve to have a better home.

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    • Sandra White BELLMEAD, TX
      • about 2 years ago

      I am an animal advocate. No innocent animal should be slaughtered

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