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Humane Society Rescues Dogs from Abandoned Midtown Property 

The Humane Society of Memphis & Shelby County’s cruelty investigator removed four dogs from an abandoned property in north Memphis. On March 7, 2016, HSMSC criminal investigator John Morgret responded to a complaint at a home at 789 N. Willett St. in Memphis. From the driveway of the home, the investigator observed four dogs in a storage shed: a Rottweiler, a brindle-colored pit bull, and two small poodle mixes. Their immediate living space contained a substantial amount of fecal material. The two poodle mixes had severe matting of their fur, a condition which can cause considerable pain to a dog by the hair pulling constantly on the skin. Investigator Morgret contacted Memphis Police Department for assistance and left a Notice to Comply on the house. With MPD’s assistance, HSMSC removed the dogs from the home, and they are all currently being cared for at HSMSC. On March 8, 2016, HSMSC made an arrest in connection with the case. George Anthony Jackson contacted HSMSC in response to the Notice to Comply and claimed ownership of the two poodles. Jackson was charged... Read More

Humane Society Rescues Pit Bull from Chain

The Humane Society of Memphis & Shelby County’s cruelty investigator removed a female pit bull mix from a home in... Read More

Commercial Appeal February 23, 2016 – World Spay Day

HSMSC spayed and neutered 115 feral cats on World Spay Day on February 22. The Commercial Appeal covered the story... Read More

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