The HCPD points practically 50 citations in reference to animal abandonment surveys; HCACC nonetheless overcapacity

HORRY COUNTY, SC (WMBF) – The Horry County Animal Care Middle has been inundated with animals since two surveys resulted in 130 animals earlier this month.

One of many investigations on Monday, August 8, took officers to the streets of Merrit and Fowler within the Conway space, the place they claimed to have discovered a lot of canine in an enclosure with no shelter, meals or water. The HCACC stated they had been all emaciated, dehydrated and uncared for.

Police introduced that Herbert Dozier has acquired 47 tickets underneath the Horry County Animal Care and Therapy Ordinance in reference to that case.


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Because the HCACC introduced it was stuffed with animals in want of a superb residence, neighborhood members lined as much as convey new pets residence. However the HCACC stated it’s nonetheless dealing with inhabitants issues.

Mikayla Moskov, a spokesperson for the Horry County Police Division, stated there are presently 181 animals within the shelter. Adoptable pets embrace 51 canine, a cat, and a pig.

The HCACC was capable of consolidate the animals in its place and can now not use the area at Tamroc Kennels. In addition they introduced that adoption charges for all animals are exempt.

The shelter continues to be disrupting all common companies equivalent to stray and give up shops till their capability is decreased.

Potential adopters can head to the HCACC situated at 1923 Industrial Park Highway to discover a new furry member of the family.

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