Sharon Logan, Logan vs OC Animal Care. GRAND JURY REPORT: ORANGE COUNTY ANIMAL SHELTER PLAGUED BY DEPLORABLE CONDITIONS, DISEASE

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Sharon Logan, Logan vs OC Animal Care.

Via Greg Lee ABC 7 News:

GRAND JURY REPORT: ORANGE COUNTY ANIMAL SHELTER PLAGUED BY DEPLORABLE CONDITIONS, DISEASE

Friday, June 19, 2015

For the second time this month and the fifth time in 15 years, a grand jury report is taking aim at Orange County Animal Care, the agency which runs the county's animal shelter and provides animal control services to 18 contract cities and unincorporated areas.

The report found several issues including the shelter's poor conditions creating potential problems with preventing zoonotic diseases that can be passed between animals and humans. Zoonotic diseases include rabies and endemic typhus.

It also points out a "lack of training" and "low morale" for employees, all allegedly pointing back to poor management practices and lack of leadership.

"It's consistent with most, if not...
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Grand Jury Issues Second Scathing Report on County Animal Shelter

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Sharon Logan, Logan vs OC Animal Care

Via Nick Gerda For Voice Of OC

Orange County grand jurors released another damning report Wednesday on county animal services, declaring that poor leadership has contributed to problems like rat infestations at the county shelter and dead animals being left near homes for days after being reported to animal control.

The situation is so bad, the panel wrote, that the county should consider replacing the leadership of the county's community resources department, which oversees animal services.  The report doesn't mention them by name, but the department's director is Steve Franks.

“This alleged void in leadership has resulted in either the inability of management to define the problems at hand or, if defined, an unwillingness to correct them," the report found.

"It has been alleged by many that the lack in leadership has led to a few mid-management personnel assuming control...

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Sharon Logan And OC Animal Care Has Reached A Settlement Agreement Regarding Sharon Logan And Logan vs OC Animal Care

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BY LOUIS CASIANO JR. / STAFF WRITER FOR OC REGISTER

Sharon Logan And OC Animal Care Has Reached A Settlement Agreement Regarding Sharon Logan And Logan vs OC Animal Care

 OC Animal Care has reached a settlement with the leader of a local animal rescue who accused the shelter of routinely killing healthy cats and dogs and not allowing enough time for them to be adopted.

Sharon Logan’s lawsuit filed last year in Orange County Superior Court alleged that the shelter also denied animals proper shelter, exercise, medical care and water. She also sought $2.5 million in damages.

Under the terms of the settlement, OC Animal Care defined criteria of owner-surrender animals for euthanasia that have a history of dangerous behavior, OC Animal Care spokeswoman, Katie Ingram said in an email.

In addition, beginning in November, for a two-year period, the agency will send Sharon Logan, of Huntington Beach,...

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