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Posted on: November 9, 2020

City of Abilene Animal Services Executes Animal Seizure Warrant to Paw Angel Animal Rescue

City of Abilene Animal Services Executes Animal Seizure Warrant to Paw Angel Animal Rescue 

ABILENE, Texas – On Monday, Nov. 9, The City of Abilene executed an animal seizure warrant to Paw Angel Animal Rescue in the 1500 Block of Park Ave for the seizure of approximately 35 animals.  This seizure warrant gives the authority to remove the animals pending a determination by the Abilene Municipal Court.

This has been an ongoing investigation since Sept. 23 when the City of Abilene Animal Services and Code Enforcement responded to a citizen complaint at the Paw Angel Animal Rescue about noise and smell. Upon investigation, Animal Services & Code Enforcement found approximately 75 dogs and 10 cats in the residential backyard. At that time, Animal Services partnered with national rescue organizations to rehome the animals. 

Since the initial investigation, Paw Angel Animal Rescue has continued to acquire animals.

The Abilene Municipal Court hearing is set for 9:00 am Friday, November 13th.

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