Deputy Shannon Rose has been working in Animal Sheltering since 2015 when she started as an Animal Care Technician at her local Animal Shelter in West Haven, CT. By the end of the year she was appointed as an Animal Control Officer (ACO) by the West Haven Police Department Board of Commissioners. Deputy Shannon Rose has worked as an Animal Control Officer ever since, including working across the water in Washington DC as a Humane Law Enforcement Officer. Shannon joined the AWLA Animal Control Department in September 2019, bringing to the team her advanced training in Disaster Preparedness, Chemical Capture, Pet CPR and First Aid, and skills in cruelty investigation work. Shannon thrives under pressure in difficult situations and enjoys working with the community to find solutions to every problem that may arise.