collection agency

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collection agency

Any individual, organization, or unit that has access to sources of information and the capability of collecting information from them. See also agency.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.
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IF ONLY HE COULD TALK: The parrot hunting high and low for its owner, withRSPCA animal collection officer Derek Hampson,of Halewood Animal Centre; Picture: ANDREW TEEBAY
CAT'S LIFE: RSPCA collection officer Derek Hampson with two-week-old kitten Rooney, one of four abandoned in a; toilet cubicle at Goodison Park on Saturday
RSPCA animal collection officer Steven Lloyd said: "It appears the kittens were deliberately thrown into the skip by someone using the recycling centre.
RSPCA Animal Collection officer Keith Hogben discovered the dead bird and took it to a veterinary surgery where an X-ray revealed the animal had been shot once in the neck and seven times in the body.
Jimmy Ratcliff,an animal collection officer, said: ``His body was incredibly thin and you could see his ribs.
Animal collection officer John Kerrigan picked up Lurkey, who was then taken to a Abby Dale vets near Blackburn for a checkup.
Police sectioned off part of the road to keep the swan safe until an animal collection officer from the RSPCA arrived about 30 minutes later.
Animal collection officer Keith Hogben said: "We've had a spate of airgun shootings on animals in Wales recently and it's got to stop.'
RSPCA animal collection officer Ian Mason said: ``When I arrived the German Shepherd was frightened and was trying to protect the Jack Russell.''
Animal collection officer Keith Hogben said: 'It does appear that someone has dumped these ferrets because they simply did not want them any more.'
RSPCA animal collection officer Gina Morocutti said: ``She was clearly in considerable distress so I asked for help from a vet who sedated Lucky while we worked to free her.
COIL PROBLEM: RSPCA animal collection officer Derek Hampson with the corn snake; Picture: ANDREW TEEBAY

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