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Wake County Animal Center

Influx of Animals Endangers Animal Center’s Six-Year Record of Avoiding Euthanasia for Space

For six years, the Wake County Animal Center has avoided having to euthanize any animals because of lack of space. Now, another flood of stray and surrendered pets is pushing the shelter over capacity and putting that record in jeopardy. As of Wednesday afternoon, the number of dogs in the facility is 87 on the adoption floor and 61 in the non-public room. That's more than the number double-sided runs available and it's forced the center to revert to single runs.
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