ATHENS, Texas (KETK) – The Athens Animal Rescue Shelter has officially joined KETK for Clear the Shelters 2023!

They took over as the county shelter on April 1, 2020, and immediately began transforming it.

Their mission is to promote the humane treatment of animals through care, education and advocacy– providing shelter, food, medical care and love to animals.

They serve citizens and pets alike, employing animal lovers who help create a supportive community to build strong networks of fosters, rescues and animal lovers. All with a common mission: to save more lives and don’t shop — ADOPT!