Is that lady seriously reading to dogs?! THANKS leads animal behavior revolution in Montgomery County Animal Shelter

Is that lady seriously reading to dogs?! THANKS leads animal behavior revolution in Montgomery County Animal Shelter

Image: Volunteer Lynn O’Sullivan, an officer of The Homeless Animal Kindness Society (THANKS), read Dr. Seuss’ The Cat in the Hat to Snowball (white terrier looking dog) and her other friends on Monday, December 18, 2017. Reading to the dogs is part of the animal socialization process that O’Sullivan, THANKS, and others are leading to make […]

Precinct 4 Commissioner candidate Bagley questions $170K animal shelter trailer expenditure, MCAS Director Johnson tries to explain

Conroe, November 28 – Precinct 4 County Commissioner candidate Bob Bagley, who currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Montgomery County Hospital District, criticized Montgomery County Animal Shelter Director Aaron Johnson’s proposed expenditure of $169,931.00 for the purchase of a “trailer designed for the use of emergency animal rescue and mobile adoption unit,” […]

Citizen activism, and the appropriate servant response from Commissioner Noack, helped to untangle the Animal Shelter mess a year ago; lessons learned

Conroe, September 24 – A year ago, the Montgomery County Animal Shelter remained in crisis. Citizen activism – and the appropriate servant response from Precinct 3 County Commissioner James Noack – helped to untangle the crisis and put the Shelter on a far better track. The crisis reached its zenith during Labor Day weekend in […]

Animal Shelter, Doyal’s Nepotistic Proclamation keynote August 22 Commissioners Court meeting

Animal Shelter, Doyal’s Nepotistic Proclamation keynote August 22 Commissioners Court meeting

Conroe, August 22 – The Montgomery County Animal Shelter and County Judge Craig Doyal’s nepotistic proclamation honoring his daughter and his daughter’s boss within the County government are two of the highlights of the August 22, 2017, 9:30 a.m., Commissioners Court meeting. There will be a particularly fun “Golden Hammer Award” during the citizen comments. […]

Benson added to Animal Shelter Advisory Board, as Commissioners Court finally cleans up Board membership

Benson added to Animal Shelter Advisory Board, as Commissioners Court finally cleans up Board membership

Image: Montgomery County Animal Shelter Advisory Board member Robbie Benson with her friend Valentine. Conroe, August 10 – After several months of delays, the Montgomery County Commissioners Court finally cleaned up the membership of the Montgomery County Animal Shelter (“MCAS”) Advisory Board. In addition to other changes to the Board, the Commissioners Court appointed renowned […]

Toll Road, Spending Overshadow July 25 Commissioners Court meeting

Conroe, July 25 – The Montgomery County Commissioners Court meeting on July 25, 2017, at 9:30 a.m., involves a 14-page secretive “consent” agenda, a few mundane “open” agenda items, but then massive County government spending on the Tx-249 Tollway and the Animal Shelter. Agenda Item 9A1: 81 pages of $5,590,798 of payments will receive no […]

Happy ending comes for animal cruelty case, thanks to Animal Shelter, Sheriff’s Office

Conroe, June 19 – On February 26, 2017, Deputies with the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to 25650 Interstate 45, Dakota Canyon Apartments, in reference to an animal cruelty case. Upon arrival, Deputies learned that the suspect, Cody Tyler Tombros was seen throwing a dog out of the front door of a second story apartment […]

May 9 Commissioners Court ratings: a horror show with the good guys (taxpayers) winning in the end; Clark gets highest rating (!)

May 9 Commissioners Court ratings: a horror show with the good guys (taxpayers) winning in the end; Clark gets highest rating (!)

Image: The 1968 horror film “Night of the Living Dead” was less scary than this past Tuesday’s Montgomery County Commissioners Court meeting. Conroe, May 11 – The May 9, 2017, County Commissioners Court was a horror show of spending, disorganization, and lack of preparation with one small happy ending. Points are good. COMMISSIONERS COURT MEETING […]

As a community, Montgomery County should give incoming Animal Shelter Director Aaron Johnson a good chance to succeed

ERIC YOLLICK, The Golden Hammer Conroe, May 5 – The next Montgomery County Animal Shelter Director Aaron Johnson will report for duty on Tuesday, May 23, 2017. He’ll succeed a very popular Director, Charles Jackson, who quit who succeeded a very unpopular Director, Todd “Boss” Hayden, who left the job by other means… It’s very important […]

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