Animal Shelter Advisory Committee


The purpose of the committee shall be to assist animal shelters located within the city limits regarding compliance with Chapter 823 of the Health and Safety Code. Additionally, upon request of the city council, the committee may: (i) provide recommendations to the city regarding its compliance with the Texas Rabies Control Act and (ii) recommend ways to improve the efficiency and cost effectiveness of the city’s animal control program. For more information, contact the Director of Community Services at 817-230-0351.


  • The Animal Shelter Advisory Committee meets at least three times per year
  • Conference Room at the Public Works Facility, 205 Brenda Lane


Agendas are available prior to meetings
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Committee Members

MemberPlaceTerm Expiration Date
Dr. Karen Metzler, Licensed VeterinarianPlace OneJune 2023
Leo MoorePlace TwoJune 2022
Ryan Jacobs, Animal Welfare OrganizationPlace ThreeJune 2023
Jose Wheeland, City OfficialPlace FourJune 2022
Breanna Farley, Shelter OperationsPlace FiveJune 2023
Kristina Jenshak, Shelter OperationsFirst AlternateJune 2023
Tammy SouthardSecond AlternateJune 2022

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