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SCRAPS Overwhelmed With Pets

SPOKANE COUNTY, Wash. - The animal shelter is full of wonderful adoptable pets waiting to find homes. However there is barely enough space for all of them as SCRAPS kennel is bursting at its seams with homeless pets. 

"Right now we are seeing the ‘perfect storm, a combination of the after effect from the economic downturn, puppy and kitten season, and not enough willing adopters," said Nancy Hill SCRAPS Director. On any given day we can see as many as 30 animals coming into our shelter and it is typically higher at this time of year," she continued.

SCRAPS is trying several things to attempt to solve the immediate problem. Every Friday in June SCRAPS will be offering $25 off every adult pet adoption. SCRAPS is reminding everyone about the spay/neuter voucher program, the importance of licensing and other responsible pet ownership behavior.

"SCRAPS has every imaginable breed of pets right now, purebreds and mixes and dogs and cats of all ages, it is a great time to adopt a pet here at SCRAPS," said Jackie Bell, SCRAPS Development Coordinator.

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