Louisville Metro Animal Services http://wfpl.org en For a Limited Time, Louisville Will Waive Late Fees for Lapsed Animal Licenses http://wfpl.org/post/limited-time-louisville-will-waive-late-fees-lapsed-animal-licenses <p>Louisville Metro Animal Services is giving pet owners whose licenses for their animals lapsed or were never purchased a break on late fees starting with the new year. Late fees for dog, cat and ferret licenses will be waived from from Jan. 1 through Feb.&nbsp;28.</p><p>The pet licensing is required by law,&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">LMAS</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;Senior Manager Margaret&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Brosko&nbsp;says.</span></p> Tue, 24 Dec 2013 19:42:53 +0000 Colleen O'Leary 8019 at http://wfpl.org For a Limited Time, Louisville Will Waive Late Fees for Lapsed Animal Licenses LMAS: Holidays Bring Surge in People Giving Up Pets http://wfpl.org/post/lmas-holidays-bring-surge-people-giving-pets <p><a href="http://www.louisvilleky.gov/animalservices/">Louisville Metro Animal Services</a> says the financial and other stresses of the holiday season can lead some pet owners to surrender their animals to shelters.</p><p>Senior Manager Margaret Brosko says LMAS has seen an increase in recent years in the number of owners turning in their pets around the holiday season.</p><p>She says they should think twice before giving them up.</p> Thu, 28 Nov 2013 19:41:00 +0000 Colleen O'Leary and Rick Howlett 7716 at http://wfpl.org LMAS: Holidays Bring Surge in People Giving Up Pets Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer in No Rush to Replace Animal Services Director http://wfpl.org/post/louisville-mayor-greg-fischer-no-rush-replace-animal-services-director <p>Louisville Metro Animal Services has gone six months without a permanent director, but Mayor Greg Fischer isn’t in a rush to fill the post.</p><p>Since <a href="/post/louisville-animal-services-director-justin-scally-resigns-job-washington-dc">Justin Scally left in May,</a> Animal Services has been led by Margaret Brosko and Donald Robinson.</p> Mon, 18 Nov 2013 11:52:48 +0000 Joseph Lord 7579 at http://wfpl.org Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer in No Rush to Replace Animal Services Director Louisville Animal Services Director Justin Scally Resigns for Job in Washington, D.C. http://wfpl.org/post/louisville-animal-services-director-justin-scally-resigns-job-washington-dc <p><strong>Update: </strong>Justin Scally&nbsp;says he's leaving Louisville Metro Animal Services in better shape than when he took over the struggling agency in August 2011.</p><p>Speaking to reporters Monday, Scally&nbsp;pointed to improvements at the city department's Manslick Road shelter, increases in the city's live release rate, decreases in the euthanasia rate and upgrades and standardization to the department's procedures as signs of success.</p> Mon, 13 May 2013 18:39:08 +0000 Joseph Lord 5369 at http://wfpl.org Louisville Animal Services Director Justin Scally Resigns for Job in Washington, D.C.