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09-04-2015 Case # 15-201 Animal Welfare

The Office of Inspector General (OIG) conducted an investigation into the Animal Welfare Department (AWD) and allegations that AWD is allowing behaviorally unsafe and potentially dangerous dogs to be adopted out and transferred out into the community. This investigation sought to determine: Whether or not AWD allowed behaviorally unsafe and dangerous dogs to be released back into the community. Whether the Director of AWD withheld information from the OIG concerning AWD’s handling of behaviorally unsafe and dangerous dogs.