Jennifer Hubbe-Jones is the new interim director at the Texarkana Animal and Control facility

By Ty Wilson

Published 08/13 2014 06:06PM

Updated 08/13 2014 06:36PM

The shelter advisory committee wants to make the facility a no kill shelter. The former director Connie Slater is stepping down amid some controversy. Many people say the shelter was too dirty and too many animals were sick. On top of that more than 5,000 animals were euthanized last year . Massive cleaning is underway. A dog trainer will come in to work with dogs in hopes of them getting adopted out faster. They will also have a special area for all the dogs that will be put down within the next five days. Officials hope that will get people to act faster and adopt those animals to save their lives.  

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