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Animal Control Report: 47 Animals Impounded Last Week

Athens-Clarke County Animal Control's weekly media release.

Athens-Clarke County Animal Control responded to 61 calls last week, according to its weekly media release:

  • 34 reports of dogs running at large
  • 8 reports of animal neglect
  • 7 reports of animal bites
  • 4 reports of seriously injured animals
  • 4 neighborhood complaints
  • 2 reports of barking dogs
  • 1 report of a trapped animal
  • 1 report of a seriously sick animal
  • 0 citations were issued for local Animal Control ordinance violations
  • 22 warnings issued

Animal Control impounded 47 animals — 29 dogs, 16 cats, one raccoon, one opossum. Four dogs and one cat were adopted, five dogs and one cat reclaimed, and 11 dogs and nine cats 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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