Charlotte-Mecklenburg AC & C Volunteer of the Year Nominee

I was recently contacted by Ms. Beatriz "Betty" Gale, a current volunteer at the CMPD-ACC shelter in NC.  Ms. Gale said she has volunteered there for about 2 and 1/2 years and has been nominated for Volunteer of the Year in addition to receiving other accolades from the shelter.  I tried to reach shelter director … Continue reading Charlotte-Mecklenburg AC & C Volunteer of the Year Nominee

NC Shelter Photos: Abuse or Just Poor Judgment?

I have read numerous online statements from Charlotte-Mecklenburg AC & C employees and supporters denying there was any abuse indicated in the shameful photos posted on Facebook.  "No animals were harmed" seems to be a common sentiment as well as "If this is abuse then everyone who dresses up their pets in Halloween costumes is … Continue reading NC Shelter Photos: Abuse or Just Poor Judgment?

UPDATED: Sign Petition for Change at NC Shelter

Demand accountability and transparency from Charlotte-Mecklenburg Animal Care & Control in NC.  Tell the community leaders that business-as-usual at the shelter is not acceptable.  We want change. Thank you Stephanie Feldstein for helping spread awareness on the abuse at CMPD-ACC. Update, November 23:  There has been some action on the abuse at the shelter.  Mayor … Continue reading UPDATED: Sign Petition for Change at NC Shelter