Shelter Employee Who Made Allegations of Wrongful Euthanizations Fired

Several shelter volunteers at the Gwinnett County Animal Shelter complained or expressed concerns about how it was run. One of those persons was an employee, Delana Funderburk. She, amongst others, made allegations that the shelter management were manipulating euthanasia rates … please continue reading

Situation critical at rural NC animal shelter after 62 cats arrive in only 2 days

There is a crisis in animal shelters all over North and South Carolina. Despite local area groups efforts to promote low-cost and free spay/neuter shelters are still overflowing with pregnant or mother cats and their kittens, mother dogs and puppies. This … please continue reading

One United Voice – Animal Shelter Reform Group needs your input to bring about change

One voice

Facebook: One United Voice-Animal Shelter Reform Group was created May 31, 2017, to join animal advocates in their mission to create a better environment for shelter pets. Beth Frank is the lady behind the group, where her plans are to … please continue reading

What it is really like to have to euthanize shelter animals

Shelter worker Shannon

A cattery coordinator, Shannon Phillips (see above – the photo is by her), tells us what it is like for her to euthanize and make decisions about euthanizing cats and dogs on a daily basis. She admits that she has … please continue reading

What Are the Signs of an Inbred Cat?

Penelope- inbred Persian dumped at cat shelter

Cat inbreeding causes what is described as “inbreeding depression” which is another term for general weakness. Robinson’s Genetics for Breeders and Veterinarians provides a list of signs of inbreeding depression which are as follows: There may be a decline in … please continue reading

Former Carteret County, NC shelter director allegedly spent more than $67,000 for personal items

Beth Wood

Update: WITN.com reported that authorities have identified the former Carteret County Humane Society director as Candace Christopherson. According to a report issued by North Carolina State Auditor Beth Wood, an N.C. animal shelter director spent more than $67,000 on 2,200 expenses allegedly … please continue reading

Social media and disturbing photos expose horrific conditions at Bennettsville Animal Shelter

Thanks to the quick thinking of two sisters and the actions of an “army” of animal advocates, a South Carolina shelter is being forced to clean up its act, with more improvements to come, after being exposed using social media. … please continue reading