Waco Assumes Control of Animal Shelter

WACO (September 7, 2012) --The City of Waco has announced a new cooperative operational arrangement between the City of Waco and the Humane Society of Central Texas.

The announcement said the city will meet its obligation of handling stray or unwanted pets and the humane society will focus on community education and animal advocacy.

The city will assume control of facility operations at 2032 Circle Road at the end of September.

The humane society will focus its resources on improving responsible pet ownership through education.

The Board of Directors of the Humane Society of Central Texas has chosen Don Bland, the Society's former Development Director, to serve as interim Executive Director until a permanent director can be hired.