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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

  • Aberdeen Times Going Back To The Basics +

    To our many dedicated and loyal readers and friends, we wanted to take a minute to communicate with you about Read More
  • Snow Pictures +

    We just wanted to share a few snow pictures from our readers.                   Read More
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Crime Reports

  • Common Law Robbery At Smokers Express In Aberdeen Overnight +

    The Aberdeen Police Department is seeking the publics assistance locating the pictured black male who was involved in a common Read More
  • The Southern Pines Police Department Announces the Arrest of Shali Jwaan Ri Shiek Smith. +

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 12, 2017 Southern Pines Police Department Announces Arrest For: Possession with Intent to Sell/Deliver Marijuana, Possession Read More
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Obituaries

  • CDR. Lawrence Edward “Mac” McCullough Obituary +

    CDR. Lawrence Edward “Mac” McCullough, US NAVY, 83 of Pinehurst, NC; passed on Saturday, March 4th 2017 at the FirstHealth Read More
  • Jason George Weart Vass Obituary +

    A celebration of his life will be held at the Boles Funeral Home, 425 W. Pennsylvania Ave. Southern Pines, Saturday Read More
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Accident & Fire

  • House Fire In Whispering Pines Sunday Night +

    Fire crews responded to a house fire on Pine Lake Drive in Whispering Pines Sunday evening around 9pm. Read More
  • Man With Moore County Ties Dies in Florida Plane Crash +

    David B. “Brad” Mutchler, 58, of Garner, NC died on March 4, 2017, when the plane he was on crashed Read More
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