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Jyothi V. Robertson, D.V.M.

Jyothi V. Robertson, D.V.M.

Content by Jyothi V. Robertson, D.V.M.

  • Magazine Article

    The costs of animal hoarding

    Taking on a major hoarding case can stretch a shelter's staff and its budget. Planning for the costs will help your agency go in prepared.

    If your organization had to step up tomorrow, would your work break the bank?

    In 1997, a nonprofit shelter with an annual intake of approximately 12,500 domestic animals and a contract to provide animal control for a county of approximately 700,000 people took on a large-scale hoarding case. Approximately 240 goats were confiscated and held long-term, at the shelter and in several leased rural locations in the county.

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