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Kendall animal shelter nears capacity situation

Charity Fegenbush knows when she rolls into work Monday, the animals being brought into the Kendall County Animal Shelter for the week will vastly outnumber the pets being adopted. As the county shelter coordinator, it’s Fegenbush’s job to oversee intakes — whether by impound, drop-offs or owner-surrenders — the stray population for Kendall County. But […]

Animal Rescue League at capacity for felines | News, Sports, Jobs

T-R PHOTO BY LANA BRADSTREAM Animal Rescue League of Marshalltown Executive Director Austin Gillis holds “Amber,” a younger kitty waiting for adoption. He said she needs to reach 3 pounds and get fixed before they can adopt her out. Gillis said Amber, along with her two sisters, were brought to the ARL […]

Animal shelters in southern Alberta over capacity

LETHBRIDGE, Alta. – Animal shelters across the province are finding themselves frequently at capacity — or more. Making things worse is a rise of pet owners abandoning or surrendering their pets. The Pincher Creek Humane Society got a nasty surprise earlier this week:  Monday, staff arrived at work to discover two abandoned huskies tied to […]

Santa Monica Animal Shelter at full canine capacity, adoption fees waived

The Santa Monica animal shelter is currently at full capacity with dogs, which means that they do not have any open dog kennels. In an effort to find these adorable animals their forever homes, the Santa Monica Animal Shelter Foundation is going to be sponsoring all dog adoptions. “We hope that by taking care of […]

Local animal shelters reach capacity, how you can help

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — In 2023, The Gulf Coast Humane Society took in 2,608 pets, a nearly 30-percent increase compared to the 1,805 brought in 2022. Jackie McCollough with the Gulf Coast Humane Society said that since they are running on full capacity nearly at all times they have shifted their focus on intervening to […]

DuPage animal shelter reached maximum capacity for 4th time this year

The DuPage County Animal Services shelter in Wheaton reached maximum capacity Friday, leading to an emergency request for help in housing 80 dogs, 119 cats, and 34 small and exotic animals. “We’ve taken in more dogs this summer than we have in years,” Brian Krajewski, chairman of the DuPage County Animal Services Committee, said in […]

RivCo Animal Shelter Over Capacity, Expected to Double After July 4th

“Every year right around the Fourth of July, a few days before and a few days after, we call that our Armageddon. That’s our busiest season,” Coachella Valley Animal Campus Operations Chief Jaclyn Schart said. One minute, you’re celebrating the Fourth of July with your furry friend. In the next, they’re nowhere to be found. […]

Pet owners caught dumping dogs, but animal shelters say they’re at capacity

NEW ORLEANS — Pet rescues across New Orleans are pleading with the city to step up and help with the staggering number of pets being surrendered.  One rescue shelter said they are getting 20 surrender requests a day, but they have a solution that could save the animals. Zeus’ Rescues shared their Nest camera video […]

Mason County animal shelter over capacity

POINT PLEASANT, WV (WOWK) — Animal advocates in Mason County are hoping the public can find room in their hearts and homes because the Mason County Animal Shelter is overflowing. The shelter has the capacity for 25 dogs, but right now they have 40, putting a strain on all of their resources. Nearly two dozen […]

Long Beach Animal Shelter Over ‘Critical Capacity’ – NBC Los Angeles

Long Beach’s Animal Shelter has been over capacity since February due to a sudden influx of dogs arriving and the shelter could possibly resort to euthanasia in order to reduce the overflow of their kennels. “There are no open kennels to take in more dogs. There are dogs in conference rooms, the lobby, and offices. […]

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