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This week,  April  7-13, is National Animal Control Officer Appreciation Week. The hardest job a person holds in their life sometimes turns out to be the most rewarding. I was straight out of college in 1986 when I applied for a “just-for –the-summer-before-graduate-school” kennel position at the SPCA of Tompkins …

You have to appreciate the work of animal control officers like Enna Lugo in Fairfax County, VA, who made it her project to rescue a Shih Tzu, who had been on her own for more than two years in Franconia VA, according to an article by Justin Jouvenal in the …