Eleven dogs who had to live in filth with no water or food for an extended period of time at the Lawrence Animal Control located in central Indiana are not expected to be ready for adoption for several more weeks reported the IndyChannel.com on Sunday.
A meeting is planned for Monday evening with Lawrence Police Chief Michael Walton to discuss the future administration of the animal shelter now enshrouded in controversy for egregious animal neglect, animal cruelty, and allegations of corruption.
On Oct. 23, a vandalism attempt with broken windows by local teenagers at the shelter alerted authorities to the terrible conditions dogs and cats had been forced to endure. Two dogs and one cat were dead.
Most of the dogs were extremely emaciated and scared, but with care are now starting to feel better.
Employee David A. Ross, Jr. entrusted to care for the animals was fired the next day and faces animal cruelty charges.
On a recent Facebook page, titled Chelsea Dowdell for Director of Lawrence Animal Control, Dowdell is hoping to be appointed to the position to improve the shelter.
Many of the dogs were taken to Indianapolis Care and Control. Visit their Facebook page by clicking here.
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