Suspension Overturned For Animal Services Director


Memphis Animal Services (MAS) Director James Rogers won’t be suspended after all. Rogers was facing a three-day suspension over the euthanization of a Rottweiler that was supposed to be featured in a Click Magazine back in May.

In a letter from the city Human Resources department, Director Quinton Robinson wrote that Rogers that “exercised reasonable judgement in believing your subordinate would successfully complete the request from a citizen that 12 animals be placed on hold for adoption.”

The dog that was mistakenly euthanzied, a five-year-old Rottweiler, was one of 12 pets from MAS to be featured in Click magazine’s May issue.…

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News Blog, Memphis Flyer via http://www.memphisflyer.com/NewsBlog/archives/2015/07/09/suspension-overturned-for-animal-services-director

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