Louisville Metro Animal Services

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2:42 pm
Tue December 24, 2013

For a Limited Time, Louisville Will Waive Late Fees for Lapsed Animal Licenses

Credit Metro Animal Services

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. 28.

The pet licensing is required by law, LMAS Senior Manager Margaret Brosko says.

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Local News
2:41 pm
Thu November 28, 2013

LMAS: Holidays Bring Surge in People Giving Up Pets

Louisville Metro Animal Services

Louisville Metro Animal Services says the financial and other stresses of the holiday season can lead some pet owners to surrender their animals to shelters.

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.

She says they should think twice before giving them up.

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Local News
6:52 am
Mon November 18, 2013

Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer in No Rush to Replace Animal Services Director

Credit Metro Animal Services

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.

Since Justin Scally left in May, Animal Services has been led by Margaret Brosko and Donald Robinson.

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2:39 pm
Mon May 13, 2013

Louisville Animal Services Director Justin Scally Resigns for Job in Washington, D.C.

Justin Scally
Credit U.S. Humane Society

Update: Justin Scally says he's leaving Louisville Metro Animal Services in better shape than when he took over the struggling agency in August 2011.

Speaking to reporters Monday, Scally 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.

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