Complaint says animal shelter has ‘egregious’ kill rate

Agoura facility chooses euthanasia over rehabilitation, Oct. 4 lawsuit alleges


ABUSE ALLEGATION—The entrance to the Agoura Animal Care Center on Agoura Road. The facility’s kill rate is 64%, critics claim. JOHN LOESING/Acorn Newspapers

The impound kill rate at the Agoura animal shelter has been targeted in a new lawsuit that says Los Angeles County Department of Animal Care and Control, the Agoura shelter’s umbrella agency, stands in violation of a California law aimed at preventing only the most troubled animals from being euthanized.

Enacted in 1998, the state’s Ha...

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