• Napier Pound cleared of all allegations brought by Watchdog

    8 monthes ago - By Topix

    A full investigation into activity at the Napier Pound, after allegations of animal cruelty were levelled at the facility by the lobby group Watchdog, has found "insufficient or no evidence" that any Napier Animal Control Officers breached the Animal Welfare Act. A report issued by the Ministry for Primary Industries today notes that the investigation, which began in October 2016, was "complex... due to the need to separate fact from emotion, rumour and perception".
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