The DeKalb County Commission recently agreed to extend its current veterinary contract for spay-neuter services at the county shelter.
The $33,150 month-to-month deal with Lifeline Animal Project of Avondale Estates will give the county time to review and plan new outsourcing efforts at the shelter.
A citizen task force report recently criticized the facility as outdated and unsanitary, calling for new investment and possible private contracts to improve the shelter and animal services operation.
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