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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

  • U.S. Cellular Names Luis Vargas Manager For Aberdeen Location +

    Aberdeen, N.C. (Oct. 18, 2017) – U.S. Cellular (NYSE: USM) has named Luis Vargas store manager for the Aberdeen store Read More
  • Lee Electrical Contractors Recognized With Patriot Award +

    Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR), a Department of Defense office, announced that Donnie Lee (right), President of Read More
  • Moore County Deputies Save Their First Life By Administering Narcan +

    On Wednesday afternoon Moore County Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to the Skymart fuel station in Cameron reference a “CPR in Read More
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Crime Reports

  • Police Seek Assistance In Aberdeen Home Invasion +

    Aberdeen Police Officers responded to a Home Invasion on Tuesday October 17, 2017 in the 200 block of Woodgreen Drive Read More
  • Hoke Man Faces Child Sex Charges In Monday Arrest +

    The Hoke County Sheriff’s Office; Sheriff Hubert A. Peterkin announces that on August 15, 2017 Hoke County Sheriff’s Deputies responded Read More
  • Attempted Armed Robbery At Aberdeen Dunkin’ Donuts Monday +

    The Aberdeen Police Department is investigating an attempted armed robbery of the Dunkin’ Donuts Monday night. Read More
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Obituaries

  • John “Jack” Carton Sullivan, Jr Obituary +

    John “Jack” Carton Sullivan, Jr., age 88, died Monday, October 16, 2017 at FirstHealth Hospice House in Pinehurst, NC. Read More
  • Kathaleen Runyan Obituary +

    Kathaleen Runyan, 88 of Pinehurst formally of Leesburgh, FL, passed on Friday, October 13, 2017 at Brookdale Senior Living in Read More
  • Jane Barrett Blocker Obituary +

    Jane Barrett Blocker passed away peacefully in her home in Southern Pines, NC, on Saturday, October 14, 2017.  Read More
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Accident & Fire

  • One Airlifted After Multivehicle Wreck In Pinehurst Wednesday +

    One person was airlifted to a Trauma Center and the highway was temporarily blocked in both directions after a multivehicle Read More
  • Bicyclist Airlifted After Vehicle Accident Tuesday Afternoon +

    A bicycle rider was airlifted to a Trauma Center and the driver of a PT Cruiser was transported to the Read More
  • Man Dies After Seven Lakes Accident Monday Night +

    A Montgomery County man died following a vehicle accident in Seven Lakes Monday night. Read More
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