How did something as laudable as a registered animal shelter take such a dark, downward spiral?
"It was a rescue organization that basically got in over its head," Michael Cunningham, public information officer at ARC, told the Dodo. "The number of animals basically got higher than its staffing and the care and conditions declined significantly."
And what kind of staffing was that?
"I don't know how many staff it had, but there was at least one person caring for the animals," Cunningham says.
Amiee Stubbs / Animal Rescue Corps