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County Animal Shelter Filthy And Hot, Mayor Says After Surprise Inspection

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MIKE STOCKER
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South Florida Sun Sentinel
The shelter run by Broward County Animal Care and Adoption opened three years ago in Fort Lauderdale. Now critics are saying it has problems that need fixing, including making sure the kennels are kept clean.

That spiffy county pet shelter that opened three years ago isn’t so spiffy these days.

That’s according to an out-of-state expert sent in to do a surprise inspection of the $16.5 million shelter by Mark Bogen, mayor of Broward County.

“The conclusion … was that our shelter was filthy, dirty, poor ventilation in some of the rooms and certain protocols and standards need to be implemented,” Bogen said in an email to one animal activist.

Read more at the Sun Sentinel.