Today is National Puppy Day, and King’s Harvest Animal Shelter is Empty For the First Time
Today is National Puppy Day, a day created in 2006 as a way to bring attention to all the dogs that are in shelters, in need of adoption.
Yesterday, King's Harvest Animal Shelter adopted out all of it's dogs by closing time. It's the first time they've ever been able to accomplish this.
The staff at the shelter worked a 7 day work week as they tried to get the dogs out in order to close their doors temporarily to keep their staff safe from COVID-19.
According to Vet Tech Assistant Gabrielle Weeks, the dogs they assumed to be unadoptable were even adopted.
Around 40 pets were adopted this weekend, but at closing time, 18 cats were still at the shelter, in need of a home. King's Harvest Animal Shelter doesn't know how long they'll be closed, but they said they will remain open by appointment only for those who are looking to foster or adopt a cat.
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