Topic: Tim Clifton
Clarksville, TN – The most recent news concerning the Montgomery County Animal Control Department is still sad. Nothing seems to have changed since the termination of previous director, Karen Josephson. This department continues to be a “no-win” situation for everybody, and animals die everyday because of it.
Montgomery County Animal Control debuted their new Mobile Adoption Trailer at the Rivers and Spires Festival
Clarksville, TN – Montgomery County Animal Control and Adoption Services setup their new Mobile Adoption Trailer at this years Rivers and Spires Festival Friday, April 19th and Saturday, April 20th. It was sitting near the Kid’s Zone at the corner of Hiter Street and Commerce Street.
“It has been very well received,” stated Montgomery County Animal Control director Tim Clifton. “I think this is probably one of the greatest things we’ve done at animal control.”
Montgomery County, TN – Montgomery County Animal Control and Adoption Services will be unveiling its new Mobile Adoption Trailer during the upcoming Rivers and Spires Festival, April 18th-20th.
The trailer will be parked at the corner of Hiter and Commerce Streets in the Kid’s Zone of the festival. This adoption trailer has many great features, including heat/air conditioning, running water, see-through sides for easy viewing of the animals and 22 kennels.
Montgomery County, TN – Montgomery County Animal Control received a wonderful donation from Kenwood Elementary School on Friday, March 22nd.
The school’s Beta Club led the effort, called Pennies for Pets, a three week long service project to help raise money, awareness about animals and collect supplies all benefitting Montgomery County Animal Control.
Clarksville, TN – Lynn Palmer and Jerry Church, two of the members of the Quilt Posse Guild presented a basket of dog and cat toys, feeding bowls, grooming aides, supplies and shampoos along with a gift certificate for $200.00 for food and supplies to Tim Clifton, Director of the Montgomery County Animal Control and Adoption Service and “Pebbles” the office mascot.
Tiny Town Animal Clinic offering free spay and neutering to all Cats at Montgomery County Animal Control
Montgomery County, TN – Tiny Town Animal Clinic is partnering with Montgomery County Animal Control and Adoption Services to offer free spay and neutering to all cats at Animal Control during the month of September.
Cats will be transported to Dr. Leslie Burchett’s office, located at 1815 Tiny Town Road, for the free surgery and then available for adoption at Animal Control for $37.00. «Read the rest of this article»
With the firing of Karen Josephson as the Montgomery County Animal Control director, an already serious problem is getting worse. It’s a very emotional and political issue, and it won’t get any better until we all take responsibility for our pets.
Josephson was fired over some administrative shortcomings, and missing receipts, but what she was really fired for, in my opinion, was bringing too much publicity to the problem, and having a big heart. Montgomery County Mayor Carolyn Bowers had just had enough of the non-stop headlines. The daily reminder that this is a serious problem, and only getting worse, was too much for the mayor. «Read the rest of this article»
Montgomery County, TN – The Montgomery County Mayor’s Office is pleased to announce that Tim Clifton has been selected as the director of Montgomery County Animal Control. He has been serving as the interim director for the facility for the past month.
Tim most recently served as the School Resource Officer Supervisor at the Sheriff’s Office.
Clarksville, TN – Clarksville veterinarian Dr. Ron Whitford went on the attack in a broadcast interview today responding to an email “smear” campaign that alleges he is a “dangerous vet, and could kill your dog,” and says he will spend one million dollars of his own money to sue those responsible for the unfounded attack.
Whitford says he will sue for twenty million dollars, then after paying legal fees, will use the settlement to “Spay and neuter every animal in Montgomery County.” «Read the rest of this article»
Montgomery County, TN – In an exclusive interview with Clarksville Online, Montgomery County Mayor Carolyn Bowers described former Montgomery County Animal Control Director, Karen Josephson, “A complete failure.”
“We tried to get her to comply with requirements necessary in her department to no avail. We offered technical support to get more computerized, we encouraged her to spend the money in her budget to make improvements for the facility and the staff, but we got nowhere,” Bowers claims. Mayor Bowers terminated Josephson on Monday, July 16th. «Read the rest of this article»
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