Tift Co. Animal Shelter wants meals, foster households

TIFTON, Georgia (WALB) – A number of animal shelters in South Georgia have turn into overcrowded and lots of want extra canine and cat meals. That is the case with the Tift County Animal Shelter.

The Tift County Animal Shelter presently has over 200 animals to maintain.

Shelter director Candice Hernandez mentioned their objective is to keep away from animal euthanasia, however typically that is the one possibility.

“We work very laborious with exterior organizations, with no killing services throughout the nation, even in Canada, to get these canine out of right here and into houses. Native houses or distant houses, we do not care so long as they’ve an opportunity at life and are cherished, ”mentioned Hernandez.

The shelter is overcrowded as a result of it’s the mating season for the animals. Consultants say the summer time months are mating seasons for animals.

Ansley Hutto mentioned he believes changing into an adoptive animal father or mother is the right method to have firm. He’s 14 years previous and has mentioned that custody of animals helps relieve nervousness and improve self-confidence. She raises kittens.

“Are so many. Particularly stray animals that quit or are unable to have an excellent residence and it is a good factor for youngsters, particularly my age, to be taught to maintain one thing else apart from ourselves, ”Hutto mentioned.

The shelter asks the group to think about adopting and fostering these animals as a result of it might save an animal’s life.

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