Dallas Animal Services Wins $200,000 Prize Ahead of Wednesday Summit

Christian Powers
June 25, 2019 - 4:28 pm
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DALLAS (KRLD) - Dallas Animal Services has won a $200,000 prize in a national competition, after developing a new smartphone app. The award will be presented at a regional animal control summit on Wednesday.

KRLD's Mitch Carr spoke with Edward Jamison, the Director of Dallas Animal Services ahead of the summit.

Animal control representatives from some of the largest animal shelters in the Southwest will be gathering in Dallas Wednesday. Among the major agenda items, Dallas Animal Services has won a $200-thousand dollar prize in a national competition.

Leaders from Arizona, Oklahoma, New Mexico, and other states attending the Animal Control Summit are expected to discuss ways to improve shelter conditions and communication with other departments beyond state lines.