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Moore County Animal Operations is excited to announce our 2016 achievements. Moore County Government supported the Animal Center throughout 2016 by promoting dogs and cats for adoption through discounted rate specials.

This combined with continued efforts of staff and volunteers to advertise available pets through the internet, publications, radio and word of mouth has produced an unprecedented annual Live Release Rate of 67%.

In addition, thanks in large part to a number of Moore County initiatives to promote spay and neuter, the Animal Center admitted 452 fewer animals and 355 fewer animals were euthanized than in 2015. As Moore County’s only Open Admission shelter (meaning no animals are turned away), the Animal Center faces the daily challenge of placing homeless pets.

Many of these pets are sick or unfriendly when they arrive, however, by working with the community and using every available resource, more and more of these pets are finding homes. This is made possible by developing relationships with adoption partners, networking with neighboring agencies, utilizing foster homes and partnering with local businesses.

With this good news in mind, the Animal Center anticipates 2017 will be another stellar year of saving lives

 

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Local News

  • Deputy Fire Chief John Stone Retires After 30 Years With Southern Pines Fire Department +

    Southern Pines Fire Department Deputy Chief John Stone will retire at the end of this month culminating a career that Read More
  • Moore County Sheriff’s Office Coffee With A Deputy Friday Big Success +

    On Friday January 20, 2017, the Moore County Sheriff’s Office and members of the community came together in a friendly, Read More
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Crime Reports

  • Moore County Sheriff's Office Criminal Information Leads To Arrest Of Canadian Man For Sexual Exploitation Of A Minor +

    Sheriff Neil Godfrey announced today that criminal information provided by the Moore County Sheriff’s Office has led to the international Read More
  • West End Man Charged With Murder In Wednesday Shooting +

    A West End man was charged with murder by the Moore County Sheriff's Department following s shooting incident that happened Read More
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Obituaries

  • Curtis Eugene “Gene” or “Cotton” Wall of Salisbury Obituary +

    Curtis Eugene “Gene” or “Cotton” Wall, 74 of Salisbury passed away Saturday, January 21, 2017 at the Glenn A. Kiser Read More
  • Master Rylan Gage Bibey Of Carthage Obituary +

    Master Rylan Gage Bibey, infant son of Michael and Tyndall Bibey, of Carthage went to be with the Lord on Read More
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Accident & Fire

  • One Injured In Early Morning Wreck Outside Vass Sunday +

    Emergency responders found a wrecked vehicle off of the highway after responding to reports of debris in the roadway during Read More
  • One Person Injured When Car Hits Bridge Outside Carthage Sunday Morning +

    The driver of a Volkswagen passenger car was injured when her vehicle ran off of the road striking the guardrail Read More
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