Houston, TX – via Houston Voters for Companion Animals
This November, Houston will have elections for mayor and all city council positions. Many Houstonians are not aware that Houston shelters kill approximately 80,000 pets every year. They also may not know that THERE IS A SOLUTION to end shelter killing that is working across the country.
Houstonians may not realize that the people in the mayor and city council seats have the power of life and death for thousands of shelter pets — because they decide who runs BARC, Houston’s city pound, and they are the people who could pass life saving shelter reform legislation, like that passed in Austin and in other states.
Last week, we sent out CANDIDATE SURVEYS to every candidate running for Mayor and City Council to understand their stances regarding animal welfare issues and related to Houston becoming a No Kill community.
As part of a…