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News - November 4, 2011

Council dumps Palo Alto animal control service

City to contract with Silicon Valley Animal Control Authority

by Daniel DeBolt

Mountain View decided to break off its 18-year relationship with Palo Alto Animal Services on Tuesday night, with City Council members, instead favoring a contract with a cheaper and more attractive Santa Clara-based agency.

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Posted by Num
a resident of Blossom Valley
on Nov 5, 2011 at 8:49 am

Too bad! Palo Alto city council should be ashamed in the face for letting this happened. I love going to PAAS, but i have to agree that SVACA has a better facility not only animals but for the dog owners too.

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Posted by Pete
a resident of Jackson Park
on Nov 5, 2011 at 8:54 am

Less more for the blood suckers in Palo Alto and I mean" City Council, Fire and Police". To be honest PAAS never had the support from the City or Police and I believed that if SVACA gives to Palo Alto a great deal we will see SVACA taking over Palo Alto very soon. Because Los Altos has always follow Mountain View around and will not take long to join SVACA too.

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Posted by Tony
a resident of Cuernavaca
on Nov 5, 2011 at 9:01 am

I agree with Pete that PAAS does not have the moral support from Police and City Council. It is like PAAS is not part of the city at all. Cause is very bad knowing that SVACA has the city and the Police supporting its decision. And our city and Police don not give a shit about its own partners.