Humane Society of the New Braunfels Area getting building for population-control procedures

New Braunfels City Council approved an added building and lot used specifically for spaying and neutering dogs and cats. (Courtesy Humane Society of the New Braunfels Area)
New Braunfels City Council approved an added building and lot used specifically for spaying and neutering dogs and cats. (Courtesy Humane Society of the New Braunfels Area)

New Braunfels City Council approved an added building and lot used specifically for spaying and neutering dogs and cats. (Courtesy Humane Society of the New Braunfels Area)

The Humane Society of the New Braunfels Area has been granted a special-use permit by city officials to add a building to its location at 3553 Morningside Drive to be used for population-control procedures.

The approval came during City Council’s Dec. 14 meeting, during which officials held the first of two public readings on the matter.


Specifically, the ordinance allows for an additional building and parking lot on its 16-acre premises for the purpose of spaying and neutering dogs and cats.

Though the approval came during the first reading of the public hearing, city information states the ordinance allowing for the addition will not take effect until the second reading Jan. 11.
By Brian Rash
Brian has been a reporter and editor since 2012. He wrote about the music scene in Dallas-Fort Worth before becoming managing editor for the Graham Leader in Graham, Texas, in 2013. He relocated to Austin, Texas, in 2015 to work for Gatehouse Media's large design hub. He became the editor for the Lake Travis-Westlake publication of Community Impact in August 2018.


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