The Sheriff’s Office and the Animal Rescue League Participate in Pet-Fair Event
El Paso County Sheriff’s Office
3850 Justice Dr., El Paso, Texas 79938
Public Information Officer, Mariano Valle
Office: (915) 538-2119
“We Serve With Pride”
On 02-22-14 Sheriff’s Office Detention Officers in the Pets Advancing Wellness and Success (PAWS) section and the Animal Rescue League of El Paso participated in the El Paso Parks and Recreation second annual Pet-A-Fair event located at the Don Haskins Recreational Center.
Detention Officers showed basic dog obedience training and had Sheriff’s Office Canine Cadets perform dog agility courses.
The PAWS in Detention program has been successful in placing approximately 85% of its graduating canine cadets in Forever Homes. Both Canine Cadets attending the event were adopted. This program is a collaboration between the Sheriff’s Office, the El Paso Humane Society, and the Animal Recue League of El Paso.
- Anyone interested in adopting any of our cadets may contact PAWS staff for more information and referral to the appropriate adopting agency. PAWS staff may be reached at 856-4800 ext 5749
- Adoption for Animal Rescue League can be made at 7256 La Junta, Canutillo, Tx. (915) 877-5002 Cost $125.00
- Adoption for Humane Society can be made at 4991 Fred Wilson El Paso Tx. (915) 532-6971 Cost $110.00