animal services

How many pets makes too many? And how do you reduce the number of unwanted pets?

The Beaumont City Council is considering making some relatively major changes to the city’s animal care ordinance, and some minor ones, as well. During a work session following the city council meeting Jan. 10, the council addressed some of those changes, including name changes and increases in pet limits and adoption fees.

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When responding to a call regarding a large snake inside an apartment, Beaumont Animal Services personnel shockingly discovered a 2-foot long ball python concealed inside the resident's oven.

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Beaumont Animal Services won another battle in the war against animal cruelty on Jan. 21, reports Beaumont Animal Services and the Beaumont Police Department.

Beaumont Animal Services was granted full custody of a remaining, living dog that was seized last weekend, Saturday, Jan. 16, BPD revealed in a news release. Justice of the Peace Nancy Beaulieu presided over the seizure hearing, and after testimony from both the Animal Services Officer and the dog owner in question, granted Animal Services full custody of the dog.

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For the sixth year in a row, Beaumont Animal Services and Petfinder.com are participating in the national “Foster a Lonely Pet for the Holidays” pet fostering program. The event will run from December 7th through January 4th.

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Please join the Beaumont Police Department and Animal Services for a tree lighting ceremony Tuesday, December 1, 2015 in the Beaumont Police Department lobby at 255 College St. in Beaumont, at 4 p.m.

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Please join the Beaumont Police Department and Animal Services for a tree lighting ceremony Tuesday, December 1, 2015 in the Beaumont Police Department lobby at 255 College St. in Beaumont, at 4 p.m.

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The Beaumont Police Department and Beaumont Animal Services are teaming up with Crime Stoppers to combat animal abuse and neglect.

The reorganization and enhancement of Animal Services, with Crime Stoppers on board, will give citizens a better resource for reporting animal cruelty and abuse anonymously. A unit is being assigned to caring and adopting out animals, while another will be strictly tasked with addressing animal abuse complaints, with a detective designated specifically to investigating these crimes. 

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The Beaumont Police Department announced Tuesday, September 15 it will be reorganizing its Animal Services program.

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Beaumont Animal Services personnel are investigating an incident that occurred Saturday, April 26, in which a young resident was bitten by a bat.

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