Memphis Animal Services: Bruno Hauptmann Couldn’t Hold a Candle to You

On Saturday November 2, 2013, Memphis Animal Services impounded 3 Pitbulls estimated to be 12 months, 7 months and under 6 months of age respectively.   MAS is closed on Sundays and Mondays.  On Tuesday, November 5, the owner of the 3 dogs came to the pound to reclaim his pets.  MAS advised the owner […]

Silent Protest Today at Memphis Animal Services

“Never underestimate that a small group of thoughtful, committed people can change the world. Indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has.” – Margaret Mead In order to protest the killing of healthy/treatable pets at MAS today, a few readers have organized a last minute silent vigil at the pound.  If you are in the […]

Memphis Animal Services Adopts Out 11% of its Pets in First Half of 2011

Below is a review of the stats for MAS for the first six months of 2011. I have rounded the percentages. MAS Stats for January – April 2011: Jan 2011/Feb 2011/Mar 2011/Apr 2011 Intake 1270/1033/1357/1233=4893 Adopt 130/183/168/107=588 Died 23/10/12/16=61 Euth 999/754/1150/612=3515 Foster/relocate/permit 2/2/2/5=11 Missing 40/?/?/? (not reported for Feb/Mar/Apr) RTO 82/57/78/63=280 Transfer 28/24/47/154=253 MAS Stats […]

Diary of Suffering at Memphis Animal Services

Note:  The following is a combination of information gleaned from MAS records on Dog #A227027 and my personal assumptions based on the daily routines at MAS which are visible to the public on the webcams.  The records were obtained by a TN resident who submitted the following request to the appropriate Memphis officials: Under the […]

Webcam Screenshots from Memphis Animal Services, Posted April 30, 2011

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Snapshots from Memphis Animal Shelter

Links to share: If anyone can help this mama kitty and her kittens at MAS, please contact the shelter today. Petition demanding Memphis stop the killing. Video documenting the need for reform at MAS.

Memphis Animal Services: Kind of a Drag

New and improved MAS:  If they won’t walk on a leash, carry them.  Kinda. Take Action in Support of Pets in Memphis

Memphis Animal Services – Take Action

Please join our letter writing campaign.  Faxes and snail mail letters are preferable as they are more effective. No matter where you live, you can make your concerns about Memphis Animal Services known to the following individuals: Mayor Wharton, mailing address:  Office of the Mayor, 125 N. Main Street, Memphis, TN 38103 Fax:  (901) 576-6200 […]

Snapshots from Memphis Animal Services


Updated: Mass Dog Killing at Memphis Animal Services

  I have yet to see any media reports on this so I’m reporting the limited information I have at this time and will update as hard news comes in. Ona Cooper, a reader and local rescuer, sent her husband Jon Cooper to the shelter to pull a puppy for her under Meows and BowWows […]