September 20, 2021

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Montgomery animal shelter confused as folks return pandemic animals

A handful of names are detailed on a board that shows pets that have been chosen for adoption. Most are cats, kittens and puppies.

Only 1 title belongs to a more substantial dog, 1 of more than two dozen medium-to-large dogs up for adoption at the Montgomery animal shelter’s key facility. And down a short walkway out of sight, dozens additional are waiting around in an intake and processing place for a probability to take their position while a stretched staff assesses and cares for them.

Some are no lengthier waiting around. Workers clear the cages of canine that ended up just euthanized and make area for the up coming wave of arrivals. These days, it is not abnormal for 100 canines a day to appear by way of the doors. Lots of are being surrendered by persons who owned them throughout the pandemic.

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“We’re asking people to hold on. Just hold on a few months,” Montgomery Humane Culture Government Director Steven Tears stated. “Let us capture up. Allow us capture our breath. Allow us transfer a couple of. Truthfully, quite couple individuals are prepared to do so, even when they know that the possibilities of euthanasia are considerably better than ordinary.