• Houston Shelter In Desperate Need After Taking In 200 Surrendered Animals Memorial Day Weekend

    21 days ago - By iHeart Dogs

    The Harris County Animal Shelter in Houston, Texas took in over 200 surrendered pets over Memorial Day weekend, 100 on the Friday before the weekend alone. In a city of over 2 million, Houston's shelters are frequently at or over capacity, but for a facility only designed to hold 150 animals, this is an extreme burden. Kennels are designed to hold only one or two animals, but at the moment there are some pets living four-to-a-kennel.
    Most were formally surrendered, but at least one wasn't. A small poodle was found in a crate outside the shelter in Tuesday in weather that climbed to...
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