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Lawrence County animal shelter solutions up in the air

Lawrence County Animal Shelter (Source: ASPCA) Lawrence County Animal Shelter (Source: ASPCA)
LAWRENCE COUNTY, AL (WAFF) -

The Lawrence County Commission has six months to either build or purchase an animal shelter after awarding a temporary animal control contract to Kim Carpenter at an emergency meeting last month.

While animal control and the lack of an animal shelter has been an issue in Lawrence County for years, the commission doesn't need to look far to find differing ways other area counties are dealing with animal control.

State law requires each county to have a specified location to bring its stray dogs and cats to, although the county does not necessarily have to operate such a shelter itself.

Two counties that border Lawrence had two very different ways of dealing with animal control.

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