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Head of Port Jervis animal shelter says facility is making progress

Feb 22, 2016

AR-160229849.jpg_MaxW_650_MaxH_650With animal adoptions expedited and 400 feral and stray cats and kittens spayed this past year, Susan Beecher feels some satisfaction with progress at the Humane Society of Port Jervis/Deerpark. ... Several collaborations with volunteers and organizations have also helped.

 

The shelter’s partnership with St. Peter’s Pet Pantry in Port Jervis and other pet food pantries may be helping more people to keep their animals, Beecher said.

 

"We funnel our surplus food contributions to pantries who help needy pet owners, and that keeps pets out of the shelter," she said.

 

Read the full article from the Times Herald-Record here