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State Investigation Determines Two Injured Cats Left to Suffer at Columbus Co Pound

The troubled Columbus Co pound has received a warning letter from the state of North Carolina indicating that the pound “may be in violation of the North Carolina Animal Welfare Act”.   227 more words

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Newkirk, OK: Shotgun Pound

The city of Newkirk, OK used taxpayer money to build a pound on property belonging to a veterinarian.  The facility is under the police department and is not open to the public.   466 more words

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Adopters at Miami-Dade Shelter Say They Witnessed Workers Abusing Dog

Lisa Merkin and her son were at Miami-Dade Animal Services last week looking for a dog to adopt.  She says they saw a worker outside with a dog on a chokepole.   619 more words

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Chicago Pound Leaves Dog in a Van for 5 Days

That pillar of animal care and control, the Chicago pound, is once again pillaring all over the animals.  Pound staff brought 14 dogs to the Chicago Wolves hockey game… 389 more words

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Good Ol' Boys in KY Forced to Suspend One of Their Own at the Pound

The Bullitt Co pound in Kentucky is run by ACO Jimmy Miller.  Miller was suspended last week by the county due to alleged violations of the employee handbook. 300 more words

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Florida Pound Oops-Kills Pregnant Dog Tagged by Rescue

A rescue group had committed to saving a pregnant dog called Rosie at the Sumter Co pound in Florida this week.  But pound staff killed her because of a clerical error… 205 more words

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TN Pound Closed, Worker Suspended After Dog Found Alive in Freezer

Note:  You never know how images of a dead animal or a live animal who has been hurt, neglected, or otherwise abused will affect people.  Although I make an effort to avoid these images when possible, I have seen too many in the course of writing this blog.   559 more words

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