City Leaders Celebrate $ 8.958 Million Animal Services Installation


The City of Midland held a groundbreaking ceremony for the new $ 8.958 million animal services facility at 1200 N. Fairgrounds Road on Wednesday.

Some highlights of the new facility include meeting and hospitality rooms to promote hands-on interaction with animals, 100% outdoor air exchange and no cross-contamination of the air, indoor / outdoor access for pets. dogs, discovery classes, daylight in each pet store to maintain the natural circadian rhythm and a training room for pet owner classes and training opportunities.

“The new facility will provide a healthier and less stressful environment for animals and citizens, adoption events, low-cost in-house vaccination clinics, in-house sterilization for adopted animals, and a volunteer program to meet needs. croissants, ”the city said. written in a press release.

Animal Services will transition to the new facility next week. From October 11 to 15, Animal Services will operate by appointment only. To make an appointment, residents can call Animal Services at 432-685-7420. The new facility will resume normal operating hours and open to the public on October 18, 2021.

Facts about the new facility

Area: 18,400 square feet (over 11,000 square feet designated for kennel space and a sterilization / sterilization clinic)

The new facility also includes:

  • calm and comfortable public areas,
  • transparent animal rooms,
  • cats have a relaxation area separate from the litter box,
  • medical room,
  • designated disembarkation area,
  • exit port for the safe unloading of animals,
  • an educational room to promote customer relations.

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