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The Source: San Antonio Pets Alive! Fights To Keep Jolly Center

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Ryan Loyd
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TPR News

San Antonio Pets Alive! went to the City of San Antonio for emergency funding of $500,000 this summer. The pet adoption organization has helped the city strive to achieve"No-Kill" status, but struggled with its finances and a revolving door of leadership.

The city put up $375,000 with the understanding that it would put out an RFP on the city-owned Paul Jolly Center. The city then chose another organization, the Animal Defense League, to take over operations at the centrally located center for adoptions.

San Antonio Pets Alive! is now fighting to keep the adoption center. 

Guest:

Tommy McNish, Chief Operating Officer for San Antonio Pets Alive!

Paul Flahive can be reached at Paul@tpr.org and on Twitter at @paulflahive