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Animal shelter in San Francisco overwhelmed with stray dogs, abandoned pets

SAN FRANCISCO (KPIX) — There is certainly a four-legged difficulty operating rampant on San Francisco streets — stray puppies. And for Animal Care and Manage, it really is receiving out of control.

In the earlier 30 several hours, 24 stray canine have been observed on the streets of San Francisco.

“That’s a large amount of stray canines. That is an unbelievable volume of stray dogs and none of them are chipped – so we are unable to trace them back to everyone,” reported Virginia Donohue of SF Animal Care and Handle. 

The shelter is full of not only canine, but guinea pigs and rabbits, as well – all at potential. 

“A pair of them have been identified tied to trees or poles. Some with their possessions. We realize points transpire. Men and women go by means of difficult situations, but um, that is a awful issue to do to a dog,” claimed Donohue. ‘We really don’t have space right now, but we’ll have home in a handful of days, but hold on to them. Just don’t tie them up.”

Now to the entertaining portion, generating place for extra furry buddies at the shelter. 

Show A: Theo. He is a 4 year aged Outdated English Sheepdog and gives excellent kisses. 

If Theo is way too massive, what about Yuj? At a yr outdated this pooch necessary some surgical procedures and ended up here. After yet again completely balanced, Yuji is on the lookout for a very good house. 

Wanna be a hero? Undertake Legend. He’s the pet dog who’s named the Potrero Hill shelter house the longest, living here because Christmas. Legend is a total snuggle facial area. 

Most of the animals obtainable for adoption are listed on the SF Animal Treatment and Control web page. The shelter on Bryant Street opens at noon on Wednesday. They’re hoping some people will undertake animals and make room for even more animals in need. 

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