Tuesday, March 22, 2011

Duval County Animal Care and Protective Services Busy with Animal Hoarding Cases

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Investigating animal hoarding cases is keeping officials with Animal Care and Protective Services in Duval County busy.

The reason for the increase is the change in the county's animal control ordinance, said Scott Trebatoski, the division chief with animal care.

They no longer have to wait for the situation to escalate to an animal cruelty case before investigating, he said.

In the last three months, since the change went into effect, Trebatoski said an extra 300 animals have been brought into the shelter, because of animal hoarding..." More & video

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