Head of LA animal control disputes figures in lawsuit

SHELTER--The Agoura Animal Care Center at 29525 Agoura Road.                                              Acorn file photo


The head of Los Angeles County Department of Animal Care and Control has disputed figures in a lawsuit filed by two rescue groups accusing the agency of allowing too many sheltered pets to die.

The lawsuit accuses the Agoura animal shelter of euthanizing 64% of its impounded animals over the last 12 months, “in contrast to adopting out only 21% of the animals...

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