Florida animal shelter empty as every dog gets adopted
By Angela Garrity, Guest blogger
We all know that “every dog has its day,” but for homeless dogs who were living in a Florida shelter, this expression takes on a very special meaning.
Screenshot from Friends of Palm Beach County Animal Care and Control Facebook
All of the dogs were adopted from Palm Beach County Animal Care and Control in Florida, as Fox 13 shared this positive news. The volunteer staff gathered in front of the empty dog kennels in celebration, as they applauded and cheered the vacancies — all in the name of the underdogs.
Friends of Palm Beach County Animal Care and Control said the kennel shown is one of three at the facility, and that usually houses strays and overflows from the adoption kennel, according to the article. This is the first time this kennel has been completely empty — ever.
"Thank you to the shelter staff and volunteers who work tirelessly to care for, find homes for, and advocate for the pets who come through these doors; thank you to our incredible foster parents who open their heart and homes to thousands of pets each year; thank you to everyone who has opted to adopt a shelter pet — whether it be here or from any of the other amazing organizations out there," the organization wrote on its Facebook page.
Shelters have been seeing more foster families and forever home adoptions since coronavirus concerns began spreading in March. This gives both dogs and humans something to celebrate right now.
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