- Associated Press - Wednesday, August 5, 2015

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - The Humane Society of Charlotte says it is taking in some of the animals offered up for adoption from an Alabama shelter.

The Charlotte Observer reports (https://bit.ly/1KR6gRz) more than 200 dogs and cats found homes during a two-day adoption event at the Lawrence County Animal Shelter in Moulton, Alabama.

On June 30, the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals assisted Moulton police in removing more than 300 animals from the shelter. The ASPCA said in a statement that the animals were suffering from neglect and medical problems, and were cared for at a temporary shelter.

According to the ASPCA, The Humane Society of Charlotte assisted by transporting 12 dogs to its shelter

The remaining animals are being transported to shelters in 10 states.

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Information from: The Charlotte Observer, https://www.charlotteobserver.com


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