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Animal Control Report: 47 Calls; 83 Animals Impounded

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

Athens, Ga., news
Athens, Ga., news

Athens-Clarke County Animal Control responded to 47 calls last week, according to its weekly media release:

  • 23 reports of dogs running at large
  • 7 reports of animal neglect
  • 5 reports of seriously injured animals
  • 3 reports of animal bites
  • 3 requests for cat transport
  • 2 reports of trapped animals
  • 2 reports of seriously sick animals
  • 2 reports of aggressive animals
  • 1 citation was issued for local Animal Control ordinance violations
  • 17 warnings issued

Animal Control impounded 83 animals — 30 dogs, 52 cats, 1 raccoon.

Eight dogs and 2 cats were adopted, 3 dogs reclaimed, and 8 dogs and 10 cats 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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