OXFORD, Miss (WTVA) On February 17th, complaints were filed against the MS Critterz animal shelter in reference to complaints ranging from December 2018 to December 2020.
The shelter is under investigation for allegations of the overall treatment of animals, medical care, over occupancy and disposal procedures.
Both law enforcement agencies initiated investigations on the complaints and did an inspection of the facility.
The Oxford Police Department released a statement stating that both agencies will continue to follow up to make sure that procedures are being followed and the animals are getting the best treatment possible.
The animal shelter can not comment in regards to the investigation until the investigation is complete.
Oxford Police Department and the Lafayette County's Sheriff office have confirmed they will be meeting with city and county officials along with animal shelter representatives next week.