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With tears in their eyes ...

By Catharin Shepard
Published in News on February 10, 2009 1:46 PM

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Robin Cooper, right, and Kim McCampbell groom two of the more than 50 dogs they have cleaned up since they began their work at the fairgrounds. Many of those seized from Thornton Kennels Friday needed baths and trims.

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Volunteer Betty Harmon sneaks in a snuggle Monday with her favorite pooch, a dirty poodle seized Friday morning from Thornton Kennels by Wayne County animal control. Ms. Harmon, of Raleigh, is one of dozens of volunteers from across the country who dropped everything to rush to Goldsboro and provide care for the nearly 300 dogs

As her cat-printed T-shirt suggests, Betty Harmon usually works with felines at the Safe Haven for Cats shelter in Raleigh. But when she received an urgent e-mail Thursday night from United Animal Nations, she rushed to Goldsboro to help care...

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