North Carolina: If you've been following the Robeson County Animal Shelter's fight to keep the "heartstick" as its main method of killing pets, you will probably be as surprised as I was to learn that they have suddenly given it up: The Health Department last week quietly changed its euthanasia policy at the Robeson County … Continue reading Robeson Co Animal Shelter – Good News and Bad News
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Party of No, Your Table is Ready
Note: For background on the Robeson Co Animal Shelter in NC, see posts here, here and here. On Wednesday, NC State Rep. Pat McElraft and two pet advocates met with shelter manager Jeff Bass and Robeson Co officials to discuss recommendations for changes to improve the shelter: A pattern arose during the two-hour meeting: Advocates … Continue reading Party of No, Your Table is Ready
More on Robeson Co Animal Shelter
There is another article in the local paper regarding allegations of cruelty at the Robeson Co Animal Shelter (RCAS). It's basically a he said/she said type deal with the shelter manager countering one eyewitness report with this handy retort: “She did not witness anything. What she thinks she saw was not the truth.” Beyond the … Continue reading More on Robeson Co Animal Shelter
Robeson Co Animal Shelter Inspections
The following info is snipped from state inspections of the Robeson Co Animal Shelter over the past two years. These snippets are summaries - not direct quotes. You can click the links to view the original reports (pdfs). My notes are in parentheses. April 16, 2008 inspection: 108 enclosures with 54 dogs and 4 cats … Continue reading Robeson Co Animal Shelter Inspections
What’s Going on at the Robeson Co Animal Shelter in NC?
An online search turns up countless stories of neglect, cruelty and killings alleged to have taken place at Robeson County Animal Shelter in NC. As with all things posted on the net, you have to judge for yourself what seems credible to you. Stories include: 1997 video of pets being cruelly killed by shelter workers … Continue reading What’s Going on at the Robeson Co Animal Shelter in NC?