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FOR MORE THAN A DECADE,

Valiant: Animal Rescue + Relief has tackled the most urgent and challenging animal crisis situations in the Carolinas.

 
 
 
 
 
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MEET OUR EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Michelle Reid

Michelle Reid is an animal cruelty investigator and consultant with extensive training through the University of Florida and University of Missouri. She has investigated and been a key witness for some of the largest and most recognized animal cruelty cases and seizes in the Carolinas. Michelle has aided or consulted with local, state and federal authorities on their investigations. She has proven experience with cases linked to domestic violence, child abuse, child sexual predators, methamphetamine labs, illegal dumping, environmental and public health concerns, and various other illegal dealings.

Certified as an emergency responder, Michelle has hands-on experience performing animal disaster search and rescue work in areas hit hard by natural disasters. She has aided in the aftermath of numerous hurricanes, often spending weeks at a time working in partnership with organizations such as HSUS, American Red Cross, and other emergency responders.

 
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In The News

2018

CHARLESTON, SC  POST & COURIER: 

Article documenting the work and qualifications of Valiant Animal Rescue founder Michelle Reid, the only animal forensics specialist in South Carolina. Reid consults with multiple law enforcement agencies, including the FBI. READ THE ARTICLE

 

HAMPTON COUNTY CRUELTY CASE

Local News Coverage

CHARLESTON CITY PAPER, BEST OF 2018

Winner of 'Best Sense of Justice Received News Story' 

CHARLESTON CITY PAPER Article

Investigator Michelle Reid fights for animals in the Lowcountry and beyond

LOWCOUNTRY DOG MAGAZINE

How Much is That Puppy in the Window?

2017

LOWCOUNTRY DOG MAGAZINE

130 animals removed for large scale breeder

Lowcountry Dog Magazine

Justice for Brick

 

2016

Lowcountry Dog Magazine

Mending Molly

 

 

 

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