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Warren County Animal Control looking to change name
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County Commissioner Linda Jones was involved in her first committee meeting Monday. The meeting was held at Warren County Animal Control rather than the administrative building. Under consideration is renaming the facility to Warren County Animal Control and Adoption Center because the majority of animals taken into the facility in 2015 were adopted or rescued.
Warren County Animal Control could be looking at a name change to include the fact its focus now includes saving animals.Animal Control director Kim Pettrey would like to rename the facility Warren County Animal Control and Adoption Center. The suggestion was made during the county Health and Welfare Committee on Monday before members Michael Martin, chair, Linda Jones, Teddy Boyd, Tommy Savage and Blaine Wilcher.Wilcher says Pettrey and her staff have worked hard to increase the number of animals being adopted and rescued and reduce the number of animals being euthanized and he supports the name change.“I pulled the numbers from last year,” said Wilcher. “Of the 856 animals taken into the facility in 2015, 710 of those were adopted out or sent to rescue groups.