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Veterinary Division Animal Welfare Section

Operation Moveout

Photo credits: N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services/Operation MoveOut

Operation MoveOut sign The N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services has taken operation of the All Creatures Great and Small animal shelter in Hendersonville. The effort is named "Operation MoveOut." Download high res version
Dog with toy A dog is occupied and content with a few toys to keep him busy. Toys have been donated to Operation MoveOut by PetSmart Charities and people from the community. Download high res version
Operation MoveOut vet care Mercedes was treated by veterinarians for wounds sustained days earlier in a dog fight. Veterinarians had to shave her neck around the bites. They will keep the wounds clean and Mercedes happy until she is better. Download a high res version
Operation MoveOut veterinary care A veterinarian and a volunteer work to fix a wound on this dog's foot. Download a high res version
Dog with bandages The dog will stay under veterinary care until it is healed or transferred to a foster home that has experience with injured animals. Download high res version
Dr. McBride with dog Assistant State Veterinarian Dr. Mary Ann McBride takes time out to pet one of the many sweet dogs left at the shelter. Download a high res version
UAN/HSUS with Cat A volunteer from The Humane Society of the U.S. and Matt Herlocker, director of emergency services for the United Animal Nations, spend some time getting to know the cats. Download high res version
PetSmart unloading crates Laurel Ley and another PetSmart Charities employee unload a van of crates for the dog room at Operation MoveOut. Download high res version
SEtting up crates Volunteers unpack and set up dog crates in the room where the public will be able to choose from available dogs. Download high res version

Updated May 21, 2008

Veterinary Division Animal Welfare Section, R. Douglas Meckes, DVM, State Veterinarian
Mailing Address:1030 Mail Service Center, Raleigh, NC 27699-1030
Physical Address: 2 W. Edenton Street, Raleigh, NC 27601
Phone: (919) 707-3280; FAX: (919) 733-6431

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