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HCPD issues nearly 50 citations in connection to animal neglect investigation; HCACC still overcapacity

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HORRY COUNTY, S.C. (WMBF) – The Horry County Animal Care Center has been inundated with animals since two investigations introduced in 130 animals earlier this month.

One of the investigations on Monday, Aug. 8 led officers to Merrit and Fowler roads in the Conway space, the place they stated they discovered a lot of canines in a pen with no shelter, meals or water. The HCACC stated all of them have been emaciated, dehydrated and uncared for.

Police introduced that Herbert Dozier was issued 47 tickets beneath the Horry County Animal Care and Treatment ordinance in connection to that case.

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Since the HCACC introduced it was crammed with animals in want of excellent properties, neighborhood members lined up to take residence new pets. (*50*) HCACC stated it’s still coping with inhabitants issues.

Mikayla Moskov, the spokesperson for the Horry County Police Department, stated there are presently 181 animals in the shelter. The adoptable animals embrace 51 canines, one cat and a pig.

The HCACC has been in a position to consolidate the animals again into its location, and can not make the most of area at Tamroc Kennels. They have additionally introduced that adoption charges for all animals are waived.

The shelter is still halting all common companies comparable to stray and give up intakes till their capability has been diminished.

Potential adopters can go to the HCACC positioned at 1923 Industrial Park Road to discover a new furry member of the family.

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