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Animal Control Report: 63 Calls; 31 Animals Impounded, Including Groundhog

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

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

Athens-Clarke County Animal Control responded to 63 calls last week, according to its weekly media release:

  • 27 reports of dogs running at large
  • 12 reports of animal neglect
  • 11 reports of animal bites
  • 4 reports of seriously injured animals
  • 3 requests for cat transport
  • 2 reports of trapped animals
  • 2 reports of seriously sick animals
  • 1 report of a barking dog
  • 1 report of an aggressive animal
  • 1 citation was issued for local Animal Control ordinance violations
  • 19 warnings issued

Animal Control impounded 31 animals — 13 dogs, 17 cats, 1 groundhog.

Ten dogs and 3 cats were adopted, 5 dogs reclaimed, and 2 dogs and 6 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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