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Whistleblowers: Atlanta Humane Society hid outbreaks

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The Atlanta Humane Society is one of the oldest animal rescue groups in the country, yet three whistleblowers tell state investigators that the charity routinely hid outbreaks of contagious diseases at their two shelters -- diseases that could have been brought back to someone's home and passed on to other pets.

Lots of groups carefully follow the state law that requires animal shelters report all contagious disease outbreaks, but the Department of Agriculture is now looking into why they didn't get a single report from Atlanta Humane going back at least two years.

CLICK THE VIDEO TO WATCH THE REPORT FROM I-TEAM REPORTER RANDY TRAVIS.

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