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Spay/Neutering Funding Sought for Lamar Animal Shelter

Spay/Neutering Funding Sought for Lamar Animal Shelter

Most communities have a problem with unowned dogs and cats roaming the neighborhoods and Lamar is no different. Daily police reports show numerous calls to the Code Enforcement Officers to corral lost or run-away pets, as well as homeless dogs with no permanent address.  Indiscriminate breeding only leads to an increase in stray dogs which […]

Stephanie Spitz, Manager at Lamar Animal Shelter

Stephanie Spitz, Manager at Lamar Animal Shelter

Stephanie Spitz has been hired by the City of Lamar as the manager of the Lamar Animal Shelter on CR EE.5, just south of the Fairmount Cemetery. She’s held that new position since the end of August and is developing some fresh ideas to keep the dog population low at the shelter and help reunite […]

Lamar City Council Deals with Pot, Pit Bulls, Ponies, Pets and Property

Lamar City Council Deals with Pot, Pit Bulls, Ponies, Pets and Property

  The passage of Amendment 64 on the state constitution, has required the City of Lamar to review its Municipal Code and identify changes to keep the city’s ordinances regarding marijuana possession and use in compliance with the most recent upgrades to the state’s statutes.  The city made some ordinance changes in 2013, but additional changes […]

City is Offering Special on Animal Adoption Fees

City is Offering Special on Animal Adoption Fees

  Lamar Code Enforcement Officer, Ken Davis, has hopes several dogs at the Municipal Animal Shelter will soon become a household pet.  A small handful, five Pit Bulls and one Rottweiler have remained unclaimed at the shelter for the past several months and Davis hopes they can find a home before the end of the […]

Lamar  Animal Shelter Might Become Regional Operation

Lamar Animal Shelter Might Become Regional Operation

The City of Lamar is in need of loving and caring individuals to volunteer at the Lamar Animal Shelter.  Volunteers would exercise, play and care for the lost and misplaced 4-legged family members while they are waiting to be reunited with their families.  Volunteers are not only needed to be friends with the lost companion […]

Lamar, Springfield, and Las Animas Animal Shelter Dogs Get NEW Beds

Lamar, Springfield, and Las Animas Animal Shelter Dogs Get NEW Beds

Animal Shelter dogs will have nice raised beds this winter, keeping them dry and warm and off the shelter’s concrete floor. Thanks to grant writing assistance from George Oberlander and grant funds from Pepsi, shelter dogs in Lamar, Las Animas and Springfield have received beds, toys, chews and replacement bed covers. Lamar Shelter staff Kenny […]