Carthage Humane Society working to keep the shelter open


Just days after parting ways with its director, the Carthage Humane Society is now replacing its veterinarian and vet tech.

Shelter leaders found out Thursday that the vet had pulled her agreement with the humane society at the state level.
The vet tech also resigned.
The president of the humane society board of directors says they are now finalizing an agreement with a vet at the Carthage Animal Clinic to provide services.
Board members had fired the shelter director last week, leaving that position vacant.
They are now discussing reorganizing responsbilities at the shelter to better serve the animals.
The City of Carthage has scheduled a meeting to discuss ongoing operations with shelter leaders next week.

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