Animal dumping an issue in Port Aransas

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas – Port Aransas police are on the lookout for the particular person chargeable for dumping a container of eight puppies exterior a veterinarian’s workplace on Monday.

Officers mentioned the puppies will not be even 4 weeks outdated, are lined in fleas and are in poor situation.

The animal shelter in Port Aransas is full, with solely two workers chargeable for caring for the animals and investigating.

If the particular person is discovered who deserted the puppies, the police mentioned that they are going to be prosecuted for negligence – which is a critical crime.

Naomi Medrano, an animal welfare officer, mentioned dumping of animals has turn into a serious downside within the space.

“Individuals go away them on the seaside, operating round exterior, within the warmth with out water,” she mentioned. “They are going to go away them on the town. Fortunately, these had been left exterior an organization and never simply by a dustbin the place they are often mistaken for garbage.”

Police mentioned the power on paper is a killing safety, however they’re doing their greatest to keep away from that state of affairs by attempting to get the animals to undertake or put them in foster properties. They’re on the lookout for people who find themselves prepared to boost the uncared for litter and different animals on the shelter, in addition to donations of pet food, cat meals and bedding

To lift, undertake, or donate to the Port Aransas Animal Shelter, name (361) 749-5941, ship them a message on Fb, or cease by the power at 409 W Cotter Ave, Port Aransas.

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