Animal shelter policy change: ‘No admittance…only Whitfield County personnel beyond this door’

A lot of animal advocates are under the impression that animal shelters are required to open their entire facility to the public in order to show they’re not being secretive in their actions. While this would be ideal, it’s not … please continue reading

Accusations of identity theft, forged documents and financial card fraud lead to arrest of Durham, NC veterinarian

Veterinarian charged

A North Carolina veterinarian is in trouble with the law and has been charged with identity theft and financial card fraud. Paula Bullock, the owner of Affordable Animal Care on North Pointe Drive in Durham, was arrested Wednesday and charged … please continue reading

358 animals removed from Catawba County, NC property during illegal poppy field discovery valued at over $559 million

More than 350 animals were removed from a Catawba County, North Carolina property and their owner arrested and charged with manufacture and trafficking by possession in a poppy field discovery. The animals, which were discovered Tuesday in Claremont, included 358 … please continue reading