They want you to know they are not the bad guys so, one area animal control agency is going door to door spreading that message while offering valuable animal care advice, they hope to curb animal neglect.
Owning a pet is a big responsibility, and when that responsibility is not taken seriously, there can be dire consequences for the animal.
Animal neglect has become a problem in Thomas County in recent months. So, now animal control officers are going door to door, talking to every citizen in the county about the importance of proper pet care.
Officers are giving residents information packets and answering their questions. Most of them regarding animal laws and ordinances.
It is going to be a lot of legwork, but in the pursuit of creating a safer environment for people and animals animal control says it is all in days work.
Anyone with questions about caring for their animals, or if you just want an update on current animal laws and ordinances, you can call the Thomas County Humane Society at 229-228-0613.