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Local animal shelters at capacity

The Shelton Animal Shelter announced March 7 it was at capacity and no longer accepting strays or surrendered pets.

A technician working at the shelter, who did not wish to be identified, said it was unusual to have so many pets at the facility and the shelter doesn’t know when it will be able to accept new animals.

“I’ve never seen it this crowded,” the employee told the Journal.

Adoptable pets from the Shelton facility are available on

People who have safety concerns about animals can call 911 or the nonemergency number, according to the shelt...


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