Amarillo Animal Management & Welfare (AAM&W) was eligible for an on-site Fellowship with the Target Zero Institute (TZI). This opportunity was possible because in 2014 the City of Amarillo contracted for their shelter assessment services. AAM&W Director Richard Havens presented to City Council on October 31, 2017 seeking guidance for what the next steps should be. One of those steps was to seek the guidance of an independent third party. City Council agreed that TZI should be brought back for plan to be created.
In January of 2018 a prelude to the on-site visit took place in a 90 Minute remote consultation. In March of 2018 Dr. Mike Greenberg, DVM arrived in Amarillo and concluded a thorough analysis of Amarillo-Animal Management & Welfare as well as the Amarillo-Panhandle Humane Society.
During his stay in Amarillo a "Best Practices" presentation was offered to brick and mortar facilities in the Panhandle. 12 participants from 8 agencies came to this fantastic presentation.
We appreciate the Fellowship opportunity that has been extended to us as we strive to make Amarillo the most humane community in the Panhandle of Texas.
For questions or additional information about the assessment or Amarillo Animal Management & Welfare, please contact Richard Havens – Director at 806-378-9032