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Inspection rips Longview animal shelter, finds minimum standard not met in 17 of 45 areas

Inspection rips Longview animal shelter, finds minimum standard not met in 17 of 45 areas
Longview News-Journal/Kevin Green
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POSTED: Friday, June 14, 2013 - 4:58pm

UPDATED: Wednesday, June 19, 2013 - 9:29am

A recent inspection by the Texas Department of Health Services cited Longview’s animal shelter for gross noncompliance, saying some conditions bordered on cruelty.

Members of the Animal Shelter Advisory Committee will meet Monday to review the inspection and propose recommendations, although a shelter official says the facility is back in compliance.

Accompanied by a report detailing conditions an inspector said were “completely unsanitary,” the April 16 inspection said the shelter failed to meet minimum standards in 17 of 45 criteria.

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