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Front Street Shelter Intake Doubles After Fourth Of July Holiday

Front Street Shelter Intake Doubles After Fourth Of July Holiday

Check petharbor.com to see if a pet is in the county shelter, or fill out a lost pet form.

He understands that accidents happen, so if you lost your pet, he is asking owners to check the shelters first.

"We are completely at capacity right now, and so we're doing everything we can to get animals adopted, get animals back to their owners, get animals out to foster", shelter spokesperson Janna Haynes said. The family was outside celebrating the Fourth of July.

Because of that, the day after the Fourth of July holiday, July 5, is typically the busiest day of the year for animal shelters. The city animal shelter took in around 70 lost or stray animals between July 1 and the morning of July 5.

"The pets we see are clearly beloved family pets waiting for their people to come get them". They now have 11 foster kittens in their home.

Bonnie Hays Animal Shelter took in 13 dogs on Independence Day, and returned 11 dogs to their owners. Sutton is the senior director of animal services at the Charleston Animal Society.

The fees help cover the cost of housing so many animals - everything from staff overtime to medical expenses for injured pets. He brought the dog to the shelter to check if it had a chip.




Pet owners looking for their four-legged family members are asked to check out the animal shelter's website.

"Last night, I didn't sleep at all", McMillon, 16, said Wednesday.

Everyone knows that dogs don't like fireworks - and it's something that gets its worst around the Fourth of July.

Dogs turned in as lost to the FCDS are kept for three days before they are made available for adoption.

If you have Stella or may have seen her, you can return her to the Franklin County Dog Shelter.

The 22-year-old Riverside resident walked through the Western Riverside County/City Animal Shelter in Jurupa Valley, looking inside the kennels for his two missing dogs. To pick up a pet, bring ID and a photo of the pet to confirm ownership.