05/02/2013 06:31 pm ET

City's Animal Care Shelter 'Significantly Understaffed,' Audit Finds

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The city's inspector general has issued an audit critical of Chicago's main animal control and shelter office.

The audit determined the city's Commission on Animal Care and Control shelter was "significantly understaffed" according to standards set by the National Animal Control Association and that more than a third of the time it did not meet its own goal of getting neglected or abused animals a veterinary exam within 24 hours of arrival at the shelter.

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