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Animal Control Report: 46 Calls, 37 Animals Impounded Last Week

Athens-Clarke County Animal Control's weekly report.

Athens-Clarke County Animal Control responded to 46 calls last week, according to its weekly media release:

  • 16 reports of dogs running at large
  • 12 reports of animal neglect
  • 5 reports of seriously injured animals
  • 4 reports of barking dogs
  • 2 reports of animal bites
  • 2 reports of trapped animals
  • 2 reports of seriously sick animals
  • 2 requests for cat transport
  • 1 report of a trapped animal
  • 1 report of livestock at large
  • 0 citations were issued for local Animal Control ordinance violations
  • 21 warnings issued

Animal Control impounded 37 animals — 16 dogs, 18 cats, 3 opossum. Eleven dogs and 2 cats were adopted, 3 dogs reclaimed, and 2 dogs, 10 cats and 3 opossum were turned over to shelters/rescue groups.

Check out the list of all the dogs currently at the shelter to the official Athens-Clarke County web site:www.athensclarkecounty.com/animalcontrol

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