Emergency meeting called after reports of abuse at Lawrence Co. animal shelter

Emergency meeting called after reports of abuse at Lawrence Co. animal shelter

LAWRENCE COUNTY, AL (WAFF) - The Chairman of the Lawrence County Commission has called an emergency special meeting about the termination of the contract with the Animal Rescue Shelter of Lawrence County.

A report was filed with Moulton police concerning the beating of a dog and various living condition issues at the shelter, according to Moulton Police Chief Lyndon McWhorter.

A Moulton officer has visited the shelter and started an investigation into the shelter and conditions there.

The commission meeting is scheduled for Friday at 3 p.m. in the Commission Chambers of the Commission Annex Building.

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