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Director Ward out at Detroit Animal Control

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Posted at 6:28 PM, Dec 18, 2015
and last updated 2015-12-18 18:29:04-05

The embattled head of Detroit animal control is out of a job.

Sources tell 7 Action News that Harry Ward is no longer in charge of the agency.

A new director, Melissa Miller, will take over the post effective Monday.

The change comes on the heals of a series of 7 Action News reports highlighting troubling conditions inside the facility, as well as ongoing protests from animal rights groups and pet owners.