A stray puppy at BARC was placed in the wrong cage and washed down the drain last Thursday night, Health and Human Services Spokeswoman Kathy Barton confirmed today.
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But now that the city is planning on throwing $208,000 at the problem, via "change agent" Gerry Fusco, we can only hope that no more puppies have to be sucked down a drain anytime soon.
Maybe he can figure out a way that a city animal shelter doesn't have to, um, depend on another shelter to get its act together. Or maybe the city should just give $208,000 to the Houston Humane Society. But a more realistic option might be to just flush $208,000 down the drain, right after that poor goddamn puppy.