November 30, 2021

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Roanoke animal shelter at ability for stray puppies and cats adoptions urged

ROANOKE, Va. (WDBJ/Roanoke County Release) – The Regional Middle for Animal Treatment and Security has arrived at capability for stray puppies and cats of all sizes, and wants to make space.

Shelter officials say they have acquired a higher selection of intakes for puppies and cats/kittens (strays and proprietor-relinquished) over the previous two weeks, so if you are lacking your pet, you are asked to make an appointment to see if he or she is at the shelter.

A statement from the shelter reads, “We are an open up consumption shelter and, as this kind of, simply cannot convert any stray animal absent. We will have to have area for the stray animals that arrive each day. This problem places our proprietor-released animals that are in the vetting process and healthy, out there puppies at possibility so that area is offered for the dogs and cats that lawfully should have shelter.

“Additionally, we are coming up on the July 4th holiday break weekend exactly where we customarily consumption a huge number of canine that are frightened by fireworks. We will need to make area to accommodate people stray puppies. “

If you are fascinated in adopting a canine or a cat from the shelter, contact [email protected] or phone 540-344- 4922 to commence the adoption procedure, so kennel room will be readily available for canines and cats that have been provided up by their owners, as well as unclaimed strays that are waiting around on vetting to be built readily available.

If you are taking into consideration relinquishing your canine or cat, shelter officers request that you discuss to them about choices to continue to keep your pet dog or cat in a great property.

Listed here is the breakdown of the shelter’s pet dog inhabitants as of June 22:

Available Canine: 19

Dogs on Stray Keep: 15

Puppies in Foster: 14

Canine Off Stray Maintain or Operator-Relinquished Ready on Vetting: 40

Below is the breakdown of the shelter’s cat population as of June 22:

Out there Cats: 7

Cats on Stray Hold: 26

Cats in Foster: 77

Cats Awaiting Transport: 23

Cats Off Stray Keep or Owner-Relinquished Ready on Vetting: 88

The shelter also has a few chickens, 4 parakeets, two rabbits and a person guinea pig that require adopters, as the Exotics Room is also complete.

The shelter is at 1510 Baldwin Avenue NE, Roanoke.

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