There has been a lot of talk lately about what is a reputable rescue vs. a questionable one. Why are we seeing more and more cases of animal hoarding? In some cases, these animal hoarders are associated within the rescue community. "Animal hoarding is a complex and intricate issue with far-reaching effects that encompass mental health, animal welfare and public safety concerns. Animals "collected" by hoarders range in species from cats and dogs to reptiles, rodents, birds, exotics and even farm animals." This quote was taken from the article below.
Guest panel consists of:
Investigator Jack Breckenridge, Montgomery County Police's Animal Services Division. 15 year Veternan with the Dept.
Director Thomas Koenig, Montgomery County Police's Animal Service Division.
Gregory Lawrence DVM, Chief Veterinarian, Montgomery County Police's Animal Service Division.
Dr. Joti Samra, a Registered Psychologist based in Vancouver, B.C., who is the featured clinical expert in all three seasons of the Animal Planet docu-reality series Confessions: Animal Hoarding, developed by the producers of the critically acclaimed A & E series Intervention.
Mr. Brent Foster, Spalding County Shelter Manager. 21 year Veternan.
Sherrif Wayne Ivey, Brevard County Sheriff's Office
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