Due to recent distemper exposure, on the advice Dr. Becky Battershell D.V.M, precautionary measures will be taken and the Odessa Animal Shelter will be closed for approximately 30 days. The Odessa Animal Shelter intake is limited to exposure cases, or the owner can choose to have their pet quarantined with their veterinarian if approved and accepted. Strays and surrenders will not be accepted, but the shelter will continue to assist the public with euthanizing ill or injured animals until further notice. Please contact the Odessa Animal Shelter at 432-368-3527 with any further question
OPD Honor Guard Attends Funeral of Fallen DPS Trooper
The Odessa Police Department Honor Guard was in Groesbeck, Texas today for the funeral of Fallen Texas DPS Trooper Chad Walker. He was ambushed on March 26th while attempting to assist a disabled vehicle and passed away on March 31st. The funeral took place today at the Groesbeck High School Football Stadium.