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


More »
Got a question? Something on your mind? Talk to your community, directly.
Note Article
Just a short thought to get the word out quickly about anything in your neighborhood.
Share something with your neighbors.What's on your mind?What's on your mind?Make an announcement, speak your mind, or sell somethingPost something
See more »