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A new approach to animal control
While additional bureaucracy is not usually productive, Onslow County’s newly created Animal Services Department may be a rare exception.
The new department replaces Animal Control, previously housed under the county’s Health Department, which controls a full menu of health-related services that range from restaurant inspections to vaccinations to septic tank permits.
In its former guise, Animal Control has served mostly to house animals that were turned in or picked up until either their owners claimed them, they were adopted or they were killed.
Make sure animals are included in goodwill of the
December 19, 2010 5:30 AM
The message of this column isn’t an
appeal to the caretakers of Monte, Sunny, Jay-Jay, Peaches, Gizmo or Shadow or
all the other animals who share a home or, in Jay-Jay’s case, is provided with
a comfortable stall with responsible people.
No, the message of this column is
about less fortunate animals that only wish to share their existence with a
human being and all that’s re
for contacting me in the hope of finding placement for your dog because of your
future deployment. I am going to try reaching back to you in the hope to reach
the hearts and minds of our military that I so love and respect. The
reason I am doing this is because you obviously love your dog for this is the
first time I have had someone trying to re home their pet giving a rescue group
a several month time frame in which to do so.