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Bastrop County animal shelter at crisis-level capability, formal says

Bastrop County Animal Products and services has been at crisis-stage capacity extra days than not this yr, claimed Ashley Hermans, the organization’s director. 

The county animal shelter has 84 kennels, and on Dec. 10 it was caring for much more than 300 dogs and cats. 

Hermans explained the shelter receives about 11 animals a day and the facility was not built to property that lots of dogs and cats. 

“Unfortunately, we have a large amount additional generally that we would like,” Hermans claimed. “This facility was constructed many years ago and, sadly, on its current footprint, there is no way to expand.” 

To alleviate the shelter’s overpopulation and ring in the new 12 months, the shelter is acquiring an adoption exclusive of $22 for any canine or cat until Dec. 31.