A dog who died after it was forgotten in a city van is causing Henderson Animal Control to review and revise its policies.
According to a news release from the city of Henderson, a nine-year-old Shih-Tzu died while in the care of Henderson Animal Care and Control Facility.
According to a family member of the dog's owner, Mr. Chops got out of his yard on Thursday, July 28 and a person who found him dropped him off a local veterinarian's office. The dog did have a microchip which identified his owner. The vet contacted Henderson Animal Care and Control.
The dog was picked up by an animal control officer, but was unintentionally left in the vehicle, the news release said. The dog was found dead the next day.
The family was notified in person of the dog's death by a Henderson Police deputy chief and captain.
The city released the following statement:... Read More