The Shelter Has Run out of Room and These Dogs Need a Home Now
With all the scary sever thunderstorms around Abilene and the Big Country, many of our fur babies are getting lose and are being picked up by Animal services. Furthermore, with most of the CDC restrictions being relaxed and we are all getting back to work. Many dogs are being returned to the Abilene Animal Shelter.
Justin Lelesch, the new Director at the Abilene Animal Services Shelter says "this past week alone, over 150 cats, dogs, kittens and puppies were turned into the shelter." Justin went on to reveal that the shelter has had fewer adoptions. Which many adopters have since gone back to work at the office and are returning the pets they adopted within the past year.
The Abilene Animal Services Shelter is now way over capacity with mainly dogs and puppies. So, the Abilene Animal Shelter is in desperate need of responsible pet owners that can become forever homes for these awesome pets that just want someone to love and be loved.
Lelesch says, "we currently have some spectacular and beautiful dogs. Many of which are house broken and can follow basic commands. The saddest part is, when you look into these animals eyes you can see, all they want is a forever home and someone to love.
Justin reminds us, "if you cannot adopt, you may want to "foster a pet" for a short period of time and then share with the shelter, their in-home characteristics, cat or child friendly and all the other information future adaptors will be so happy to know in advance."
Donations of money, blankets, towels and food are always appreciated. The towels and blankets gives each dog a chance to have something soft to sleep on. Donations are accepted at the shelter at 925 South 25th during business hours."
All the big dogs that are currently cleared for immediate adoption will come completely: flea and tick dipped, microchipped, all vaccinations and spay or neuter vouchers. If you can provide a loving home for any of these adorable fur babies, then all that is needed to adopt is to be 18 years of age or older.
The photo's below are actual photos of dogs that are available for adoption as at the Abilene Animal Services Shelter. Hurry as these fur babies don't have much time left and they really need us now.
The Animal Services Shelter is at 925 South 25th Street in Abilene and is open Monday through Saturday from 11 AM until 2 PM and 3 PM - 6 PM. The shelter closes between 2 to 3 pm daily to clean the kennels and feed the animals. The shelter is not open on Sunday.
For more information contact Justin Lelesch at the Abilene Animal Services Shelter at (325)-698-0085. All CDC, State and local guidelines will be strictly adhered to.