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Bid Information

Bid Alert No: 00000450527

Bid Title: Pet Food and Pet Other Supplies

Agency Bid No. Title: IFB 9200 JXP0102

Received Date: 12/30/2015

Close Date: 01/20/2016

Purchase Type: 36 month period

Delivery Point:

Delivery Date: Not Stated

Special Notices: Bidder Preregistration


Specifications include, but are not limited to:The City of Austin Animal Services Office (ASO) is responsible for the municipally-owned andoperated animal shelters known as the Austin Animal Center (AAC) and Town Lake Animal Center(TLAC). The ASO requires a contract to provide food, supplies, and other pet services to care for theanimals housed within the shelters.2.0 BACKGROUNDAnimals brought to the shelters often arrive in poor nutritional condition. The animals are stressed by thenew surroundings, routines, and human contact they experience in a shelter environment. To help theanimals cope with the added stress, the shelter utilizes premium grade pet food for daily operations.There are times, however, when the shelter cares for animals with very serious health problems thatwarrant an even higher grade (ultra-premium) nutrition. The ultra-premium pet food required in thesesituations will help these animals to recover more quickly. The shelter not only provides food and housingto animals, but also a variety of pet supplies including toys, leashes, treats, and grooming services suchas bathing, dipping, nail trimming, and ear cleaning. In addition, the shelter provides food and suppliesfor other animals such as rabbits, birds, goats, and hamsters

Product Codes: 87500, 32525

Agency Information

Issuing Agency: City of Austin

State: Texas

Agency Type: State and Local

Contact: 124 W 8th Street, Rm 308, Austin,, Texas, 78701



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