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Animals advocates react to abuse reports

By Alani Letang | Posted: Tue 6:52 PM, Jul 03, 2018 http://www.wilx.com/content/news/Animals-advocates-react-to-abuse-reports-487260721.html INGHAM CO., Mich. (WILX) – Monday we told you about a Michigan Humane Society investigation into Ingham County Animal Control and how they cared for dogs in their shelter after a large fighting ring bust summer 2017. Since that story aired, the calls, the emails, and posts…
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Questions over care of dogs at shelter – Video – Part 2

Part 2: Questions over the care of dogs at shelter Part 2: Questions over the care of dogs at Ingham County Animal ControlFULL STORY: http://www.wilx.com/content/news/Questions-over-care-of-dogs-at-shelter-487131641.html Posted by WILX Alani Letang on Monday, July 2, 2018  

Questions over care of dogs at shelter – Video – Part 1

Questions over the care of dogs at shelter ***GRAPHIC CONTENT*** My report into the questions over care of dogs at the Ingham County Animal Shelter will continue at 11PM. You can read the full story: http://www.wilx.com/content/news/Questions-over-care-of-dogs-at-shelter-487131641.html Posted by WILX Alani Letang on Monday, July 2, 2018  

Questions over care of dogs at shelter

By Alani Letang | Posted: Mon 6:57 PM, Jul 02, 2018 http://www.wilx.com/content/news/Questions-over-care-of-dogs-at-shelter-487131641.html INGHAM COUNTY, Mich. (WILLX) – Two weeks ago we told you about an investigation into the Ingham County Animal Control over the care of several dogs that were brought in after a dogfighting ring. Monday night News 10’s Alani Letang dug deeper into what led to…
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7/2/18 at 6:00 p.m. & 11:00 p.m. – WILX Alani Letang exclusive story on the state investigation into Ingham Animal Control Shelter.

Please tune into WILX Channel 10 at 6:00 p.m. (segment 1) & 11:00 p.m. (segment 2) on Monday, 7/2/18 for the exclusive two part story on the state investigation into Ingham Animal Control Shelter. #Michigan53 gone but never forgotten. Leadership must go!!! The Animals, ACO’s, Staff & Volunteers deserve much much better. Click here to preview the…
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Petition calls for leadership change at Ingham County Animal Shelter

By: Alexandra Ilitch, WLNS. Jun 27, 2018 An online petition started by the group Save the Lansing Michigan Pit Bulls, is calling for the termination or resignation of several top officials at the Ingham County Animal Shelter. That’s in response to a disturbing report about the way its workers cared for dogs seized in a dog-fighting ring. The…
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Ingham Co. Animal Control investigated for neglect of dogs from dogfighting ring

LANSING, Mich. (WSYM) – Lack of oversight, training, and monitoring by upper management at the Ingham Co. Animal Shelter contributed to the suffering and neglect of five dogs that were seized in a dog fighting ring in 2017. That information was found in a report by Deborah MacDonald, Senior Investigator for the Michigan Humane Society.…
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REPORT: Failures contributed to suffering and neglect of dogs seized in dogfighting ring

Lack of oversight, training, awareness and response to address critical issues concerning the health and wellbeing of animals in a timely manner at the Ingham County Animal Shelter are just some of the factors that contributed to the suffering and neglect of five dogs that were seized in a cross-county dog fighting ring in 2017.…
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Director Dinon blames the cat hording case on lack of care for the dogs, but fails to mention half of the cats were euthanized due to feline leukemia.

MASON, Mich (WLNS) – Adoptions have begun in the wake of a cat hoarding situation that was discovered last month. We first told you about the story on June 12 when more than 90 animals were found inside a home on the 2300 block of Teel Avenue in Lansing. Of those animals only two were…
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Ingham Co. Animal Control investigated for neglect of dogs from dogfighting ring – Video

Click here to view the video if the newscast. LANSING, Mich. (WILX) – Lack of oversight, training, and monitoring by upper management at the Ingham Co. Animal Shelter contributed to the suffering and neglect of five dogs that were seized in a dog fighting ring in 2017. That information was found in a report by…
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