CNJ staff photo: Liliana Castillo Clovis Animal Control Officer Michael Field spends outdoor time with a golden lab Wednesday at the Animal Shelter. Shelter employees euthanize a majority of the animals that come to the shelter each month. Liliana Castillo The newly created High Plains Humane Society, with the help of two grants totaling $8,000, [...]
Animals deserve humane ending It’s hard to believe the Clovis City Commission voted to keep poisoning animals in a gas chamber instead of switching to peaceful euthanasia by injection at the Clovis Animal Shelter — especially since the switch may be required by law in 2009 and Gov. Bill Richardson offered the city $100,000 to [...]
What is humane when it comes to putting down animals?
Lethal injection humane choice Juan Garza’s remarks about outside special interest groups’ pressure to start “humane” euthanasia at Clovis’ shelter were ludicrous. (“Outside input bothers official,” Tuesday’s CNJ) It may have been outside groups that started the movement, but Clovis residents that care about treating animals with a little respect and dignity will respond, like [...]
By Sharna Johnson: CNJ staff writer The Humane Society of the United States says it videotaped two sick cows at the Clovis Livestock Auction during an investigation. Two ill cows were filmed for five hours. One “was suffering from obvious pain, flailing her legs as she expelled watery feces into the pen where other cows [...]
Iris J. Terrell Services: None will be held. Iris J. Terrell, 89, of Wichita, Kan., died Saturday, Feb. 7, 2004, in Wichita. She was born on May 25, 1914, in Elida, to Louis and Pearl Laughlin. She was preceded in death by her husband, J. Lewis Terrell. Survivors include a daughter, Barbara Lyle of Wichita; [...]