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State Fines Animal Shelter - Brevard NC


Last updated 9/28/2015 at 9:32am

The county’s animal shelter has been cited and fined $10,150 for unauthorized euthanasias by the N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services Veterinary Division.

During an inspection of the shelter’s euthanasia files from Sept. 1, 2014 to July 21, 2015, it was discovered there were 205 cases of euthanasia performed by staff members who were not certified.

Forty six of the 205 occurred while animal shelter Director Paul Vis had been suspended from his duties from Sept. 24, 2014 until Oct. 20, 2014.

It’s not clear why Vis was suspended during this time.

From Sept. 1, 2014...

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