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Cyd Dunlap

New animal abuse laws a stepping stone

New animal abuse law may be a stepping stone to harsher penalties but are they strong enough? Read what animal experts are saying in today’s Oxford EAGLE. (December 19, 2011, Page 12)

Pets not always best gift

Animal experts offer advice about giving pets as Christmas gifts and ways to keep your pet safe during the holidays. (December 19, 2011, Page 1)

Leaving animals has deadly consequences

The Oxford-Lafayette Humane Society wants to remind people that the former animal shelter off of Highway 7 South is no longer a drop off zone for unwanted animals. After six puppies died after being left there sometime last week, the shelter is asking people to please bring them to the current site or call Animal Control at 234-9974 if unable. (July 12, 2011, Page 3)

Details on dog park operation being worked on

The city’s new dog park may be open but city officials and representatives from the Oxford-Lafayette Humane Society are still trying to determine some of the details on the operation of the park. (April 13, 2011, Page 1)

Lawsuit filed by dog owner against Humane Society

An Oxford man is suing the Oxford-Lafayette Humane Society for more than $4,000 saying his family was put under duress when his dog went missing and wound up at the animal shelter. (March 18, 2011, Page 2A)

Community, shelter help cat lady

With more than 70 cats to her name, Cynthia Daniels needed a little help keeping the numbers down. In came Oxford-Lafayette Humane Society and the Mississippi State University mobile vet unit to the rescue. (January 7, 2011, Page 1A)

New shelter nears completion

The new Oxford Lafayette Humane Society animal shelter should be ready by mid-November with plans to move in by the new year. The shelter cost almost $700,000 with funds privately donated as part of the society’s capital campaign and a portion donated from the city and county. (September 17, 2010, Page 1A)

Families pack new Square Fair area

The lines were long at the Square Fair this weekend, as part of the Double Decker Arts Festival. The children’s fair moved behind the Thompson House and the Oxford University Club to rave reviews from parents. (April 26, 2010, Page 8A)

Puppy mill rescue

At the request of the Tunica Humane Society, the Oxford Animal Shelter is now housing 33 dogs left stranded after a fire in Dundee. However, the local animal shelter needs supplies and volunteers to help with the additional animals. (January 13, 2010, Page 2)

Fundraising push for new animal shelter

The Oxford-Lafayette Humane Society is $50,000 shy of its total fundraising goal to begin construction on a new animal shelter on McElroy Drive. The city and county have pledged 50 percent of the $600,000 that the building will cost. (January 7, 2010, Page 1)

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