animal shelter

Sehvilla Mann / WMUK

Kalamazoo could see the quality of its animal services, public and private, transformed in the next few years.

The bill now heads to the state House for approval.

Republican Senator Rick Jones says gas chambers can take up to 20 minutes to euthanize a cat or dog and is more painful for the animal than lethal injection.

County will also contribute $200,000 a year throughout 20 year lease