Denton City Animal Shelter Temporary Closure Due To Rise In COVID Cases – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
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DENTON (CBSDFW.COM) – COVID-19 is impacting animal shelters in North Texas. Officials at the Denton shelter have said it will be closing temporarily due to an increase in positive cases among staff.
The shelter – located at 3717 North Elm Street – will be closed to the public from December 27, 2021 until January 4, 2022.
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Although at a limited capacity, Animal Service Agents will continue to work at the facility providing essential city services and responding to emergency calls in the field only. An “emergency” related to animal services should be considered as an immediate threat to the public or to the animal: animal hit by a car, animal bite, rabid animal in contact with humans or animals, or a vicious dog .
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Citizens are encouraged to connect with Denton Animal Services through the city’s website, by calling 940-349-7594, or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
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If an issue is urgent and needs to be addressed in person, call (940) 349-7594 to make an appointment for the week of January 3, and staff will schedule a time to respond to your request.
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