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Nancy Hill

Nancy Hill is regional director of SCRAPS. She has more than 28 years of leadership experience in the field of animal care, protection and control. She previously served on the board of the National Animal Control Association.

Content by Nancy Hill

  • Magazine Article

    The road to regional animal protection services

    The move to a regional program enabled Spokane County to create a facility that serves not only as a shelter, but as a community hub offering resources and information for pet owners.

    How one agency shifted to an animal control model that works better for its community

    Spokane County Regional Animal Protection Service (SCRAPS), an open-admission animal control agency in Washington state, has been around since 1922, when dog licenses were $1 and—according to old record books—the most common breed of dog was a “cur.” In those days, everyone knew the animal shelter as a “dog pound,” and “dogcatchers” patrolled the streets.

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