City to require pet licensing

first_img RelatedROCKETS’ RED GLARE: Shelters urge pet owners to keep pets indoors during holidayBy DINA ARÉVALO Port Isabel-South Padre Press [email protected] Almost everyone loves a birthday party and there’s none bigger than America’s own birthday every July 4th. But all the pomp and circumstance can be an overwhelming and frightening experience for many pets, especially dogs. The loud booms and flashes of light from…July 3, 2015In “News”It’s Your Business: Shop to benefit Island straysBy THERESA VASQUEZ Special to the Parade Lost and abandoned animals in the Laguna Madre area have found their voice in Friends of Animal Rescue (FOAR) on South Padre Island. As co-founders Jacky Conrad, Catherine Carter, and Sheree Donovan explained, the group’s mission is, “to assist homeless animals in finding…February 16, 2012In “South Padre Parade”SPI to discuss natural habitatsSpecial to the PRESS South Padre Island’s City Council will hold their regular meeting on Wednesday, Oct. 19, at 5:30 p.m., at City Hall. The agenda includes a presentation by TxDOT (Texas Department of Transportation) on the replacement of the causeway lights.  The Council will be recommending the appointment of…October 18, 2011In “News” By ABBEY KUNKLESpecial to the PRESSAfter years of care for the animals of South Padre Island, Friends of Animal Rescue has taken another step to improve the safety and security of Island residents and their pets. At their last meeting, the South Padre Island City Council approved the first reading of Ordinance No. 16-12 which would require licensing of pets by all Island residents.Each month, Sherry Pindard, Director of Friends of Animal Rescue, updates the City Council on the number of pets and other animals that have been picked up and adopted out, released or ideally, reunited with visitor or resident owners. Though there are many options for identifying pets including tags and microchips, the organization hopes to further improve the safety of pets on the Island by encouraging the city to pass the licensing ordinance so that lost animals may more easily be reunited with their owners.Want the whole story? Pick up a copy of the Port Isabel-South Padre Press, or subscribe to our E-Edition by clicking here. Sharelast_img

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