Jackson Co Animal Shelter

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Kimberly Gorrell

Parkersburg, WV

#1 Jun 13, 2012
Does anyone know if they have changed since that one lady was caught killing animals and throwing them in the dumpster? I would like to try and go volunteer there! I love animals and have 6 dogs that all have been rescued! I'm part of the humane society of America an the ASPCA! I will be joining college to get my vet assistance soon an was just looking for anyone that had information about the shelter because I will not volunteer there if they are mean to the animals or what not! If you have any information please post! THIS THREAD WAS NOT STARED FOR NEGATIVE FEED BACK THANK YOU!!
advice

New York, NY

#2 Jun 14, 2012
Kimberly Gorrell wrote:
Does anyone know if they have changed since that one lady was caught killing animals and throwing them in the dumpster? I would like to try and go volunteer there! I love animals and have 6 dogs that all have been rescued! I'm part of the humane society of America an the ASPCA! I will be joining college to get my vet assistance soon an was just looking for anyone that had information about the shelter because I will not volunteer there if they are mean to the animals or what not! If you have any information please post! THIS THREAD WAS NOT STARED FOR NEGATIVE FEED BACK THANK YOU!!
I volunteered there a few years ago when my youngest child went to school, I stayed a few weeks and learned alot, so naturally I left. I am a huge animal lover and have 5 pets of my own. I was disgusted by the way to choose homes for this animals who are in need. I witnessed first hand an elderly couple bring in a small purebred dog that they'd kept for weeks trying to find it's owner, when they brought in the lil dog they also brought several large bags of dog food & donated $50 to the shelter. The minute the elderly couple walked out the door the lady that ran the place said in her own words were " since they were nice enough to bring to food & money be sure that dog gets a week" I left that day! In the early spring I returned again looking for a barn cat or two, the staff was there and told me they had taken in over 30-35 cats and kittens for a hoarder. But they refused to let us in 10 minutes before they opened. It just seems to me they don't have the passion for these animals like you would assume they would & should. I'm not saying not to give it a chance to help these helpless animals but that place was nothing like I expected :(
Kimberly Gorrell

Parkersburg, WV

#3 Jun 14, 2012
advice wrote:
<quoted text>I volunteered there a few years ago when my youngest child went to school, I stayed a few weeks and learned alot, so naturally I left. I am a huge animal lover and have 5 pets of my own. I was disgusted by the way to choose homes for this animals who are in need. I witnessed first hand an elderly couple bring in a small purebred dog that they'd kept for weeks trying to find it's owner, when they brought in the lil dog they also brought several large bags of dog food & donated $50 to the shelter. The minute the elderly couple walked out the door the lady that ran the place said in her own words were " since they were nice enough to bring to food & money be sure that dog gets a week" I left that day! In the early spring I returned again looking for a barn cat or two, the staff was there and told me they had taken in over 30-35 cats and kittens for a hoarder. But they refused to let us in 10 minutes before they opened. It just seems to me they don't have the passion for these animals like you would assume they would & should. I'm not saying not to give it a chance to help these helpless animals but that place was nothing like I expected :(
That's horrible!! Well I'm going to give it a chance and if something wrong happens I will contact a hire authority because that is ridiculous! Animals are the only things on this earth that love us more then themselves and what people do to animals is horrible
Kimberly Gorrell

Parkersburg, WV

#4 Jun 14, 2012
advice wrote:
<quoted text>I volunteered there a few years ago when my youngest child went to school, I stayed a few weeks and learned alot, so naturally I left. I am a huge animal lover and have 5 pets of my own. I was disgusted by the way to choose homes for this animals who are in need. I witnessed first hand an elderly couple bring in a small purebred dog that they'd kept for weeks trying to find it's owner, when they brought in the lil dog they also brought several large bags of dog food & donated $50 to the shelter. The minute the elderly couple walked out the door the lady that ran the place said in her own words were " since they were nice enough to bring to food & money be sure that dog gets a week" I left that day! In the early spring I returned again looking for a barn cat or two, the staff was there and told me they had taken in over 30-35 cats and kittens for a hoarder. But they refused to let us in 10 minutes before they opened. It just seems to me they don't have the passion for these animals like you would assume they would & should. I'm not saying not to give it a chance to help these helpless animals but that place was nothing like I expected :(
I went down there today to fill an app out and they surprisingly only had maybe like 10 dogs and there where 5 in the lobby goin to a rescuer home
advice

New York, NY

#5 Jun 15, 2012
Kimberly Gorrell wrote:
<quoted text>I went down there today to fill an app out and they surprisingly only had maybe like 10 dogs and there where 5 in the lobby goin to a rescuer home
That's GREAT news!!:)
County resident

Elkview, WV

#6 Oct 25, 2012
Can an animal rescue property owner leave their dogs at large in Jackson County?
Is it ok to let them run loose in packs while they are selling caged dogs out of a vehicle in Charleston for the weekend ? Is it ok to tell people and organizations their donations are tax deductible, when their IRS 501c has been revoked years ago. Is there any laws prohibiting an individual from stacking dogs in cages for transport and sale? When these dogs attack and injure another's pet, do they have a responsibility to provide payment for medical bills? Is there a law prohibiting the dumping of dead dogs into a creek? I am not asking about a few dogs......more than a dozen, sometimes 20 or more.

I wholeheartedly support and applaud the efforts of legitimate, responsible rescues. Would anyone be interested in helping to bring some kind of change in our County ordinances to not only protect residents, companion animals, but the "rescued" animals as well?

I have been told they were getting loads of dog food from the lady that was let go from the county shelter. Not sure where or if they receive enough food now.
I Could Cry

Washington, DC

#7 Oct 25, 2012
If even some of these things are true, I could cry. Animals are helpless. All they want is someone to love, and their loyalty is unsurpassed. I hope someone can and will take this to a higher authority, and that the workers will be PROSECUTED for any misconduct on their parts. I know I'd be willing to volunteer and spy. Cell phones are great for getting video these days. Someone burn these people and SOON!
they still kill

Charleston, WV

#8 Oct 25, 2012
that place needs to be shut done for good.they still kill cats and dogs
they still kill

Charleston, WV

#9 Oct 25, 2012
something needs to be done with that place bad.they was over 50 bags of dead cats in there at one time
Fly On The Wall

AOL

#10 Oct 25, 2012
It is really quite simple the solution to this horrible situation........SPAY & NEUTER! If you cannot afford to spay and or neuter your pet....than you don't need one. This Shelter still kills....and are they still using the 'Gas chamber' from the exhaust of the pickup truck, or have they advanced to the bullet.....hey maybe even the needle? I hope they have graduated at least to the shot. Anyway....don't blame the shelter though...they are just trying to deal with a massive amount of unwanted pets from ignorant pet owners....it is a sad situation.
they still kill

Charleston, WV

#11 Oct 25, 2012
fly on the wall u just need to stay off here ur no help at all.there r a no kill shelter anymore so no they dont have the fu**ing right to kill them anymore
hey!

Point Pleasant, WV

#12 Oct 25, 2012
If this place is seriously mistreating animals then someone needs to tell someone who will ring there ass! I hate animals being mistreated!!
they still kill

Charleston, WV

#13 Oct 25, 2012
they r and i know someone that would get them shut down if u get me some pics of them doing stuff there not alllowed to do
Fly On The Wall

AOL

#14 Oct 26, 2012
they still kill wrote:
fly on the wall u just need to stay off here ur no help at all.there r a no kill shelter anymore so no they dont have the fu**ing right to kill them anymore
You are not making any sense, are they or are they NOT a no kill shelter? Whether they are a no kill or not....they ARE killing animals at that shelter.....especially cats and kittens...get the shit out of your mouth and type so people can understand what you are trying to say and stop contradicting yourself. lol
County resident

Charleston, WV

#15 Oct 26, 2012
County resident wrote:
Can an animal rescue property owner leave their dogs at large in Jackson County?
Is it ok to let them run loose in packs while they are selling caged dogs out of a vehicle in Charleston for the weekend ? Is it ok to tell people and organizations their donations are tax deductible, when their IRS 501c has been revoked years ago. Is there any laws prohibiting an individual from stacking dogs in cages for transport and sale? When these dogs attack and injure another's pet, do they have a responsibility to provide payment for medical bills? Is there a law prohibiting the dumping of dead dogs into a creek? I am not asking about a few dogs......more than a dozen, sometimes 20 or more.
I wholeheartedly support and applaud the efforts of legitimate, responsible rescues. Would anyone be interested in helping to bring some kind of change in our County ordinances to not only protect residents, companion animals, but the "rescued" animals as well?
I have been told they were getting loads of dog food from the lady that was let go from the county shelter. Not sure where or if they receive enough food now.
I live outside city limits on a road where I cannot walk my dog on a leash in either direction, due to dogs coming after us. I have to stand guard while my dog is on our property. She has been attacked three times. The only thing the shelter folks tell me is that there is no leash law. These dogs carry off anything not locked up: shoes, dog brushes, rugs, even gardening supplies. I've had them find shelter under my porch overnight, finding that the next day they wouldn't let out my front door.

So my questions above are not about the shelter, but the lack of any sort of animal control.
Just me

Charleston, WV

#16 Oct 26, 2012
I agree that there should be some form of animal control in Jackson county. At the very least, limiting the number of dogs/cats we can have. I too have had problems with a rescue group such as attacks to our chickens, and having to not let out dog out alone. We should not have to live in fear due to the irresponsibility of others. There are reputable rescues, then there are hoarders, and profit makers.
Seriously

Washington, DC

#17 Oct 26, 2012
County resident wrote:
<quoted text>
I live outside city limits on a road where I cannot walk my dog on a leash in either direction, due to dogs coming after us. I have to stand guard while my dog is on our property. She has been attacked three times. The only thing the shelter folks tell me is that there is no leash law. These dogs carry off anything not locked up: shoes, dog brushes, rugs, even gardening supplies. I've had them find shelter under my porch overnight, finding that the next day they wouldn't let out my front door.
So my questions above are not about the shelter, but the lack of any sort of animal control.
If they are on your property and threatening to you, your family or your pets, you are completely within your rights to shoot them. I'd try a pellet gun (one that doesn't kill) first. They probably won't be back. If that doesn't work, well...you decide.
Seriously

Washington, DC

#18 Oct 26, 2012
Also, if any of you believe that there are really "no kill" shelters, you are clearly naive. Every shelter in this state would be overrun and under-funded in about a month. I agree with the poster who says:

SPAY AND NEUTER!

Low-cost spay and neuter clinics would be a step in the right direction too. Pet owners today have to be RICH to afford vet services. Like everything else in today's economy, caring for our pets properly is becoming less and less affordable. If you really care about animals, like me, get out there and FIGHT for a low cost clinic.

Lastly, this is a rural area and MANY cats could be re-homed by the farmers (full and part time) to keep mice and other rodents out of barns and grain bins. Really, no cat food required. These cats will earn their keep AND feed themselves on the pests that they help control.
dumbasses

Bronx, NY

#19 Oct 26, 2012
You guys are so fucking stupid. Of course cats are still out down. If the shelter kept every single cat or kitten that was brought in they would be over run in no time. 99.999% of the cat brought into the shelter are stray feral cats. Have you ever been bitten or scratched by one? Its not fun. One female cat can result in 400,00 cats. If not spayed. Look it up. And as for cats in garbage bags. They could just throw them over the hill but all shelters in west virginia have a contract with waste management. To take euthanized animals to the dump and creamate them. And as for the dogs there has only been like 15 put down this YEAR. Thats a great number. And some of those were court cases and had to be done. Its public record.look that up too.i know the ladies that work there very well, they are great people. How about instead of spreading stupid ass rumors, get off your ass and volunteer there and find out just what is going on there.
Seriously

Washington, DC

#20 Oct 29, 2012
dumbasses wrote:
...i know the ladies that work there very well, they are great people...
Great people - who drink ON THE JOB! Yeh - awesome.

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