Only short stays are in store for Long Beach's strays because the animal shelter, which celebrated its reopening Saturday with a blues band and festivities, aims to swiftly find foster families."We rotate them out of here," said Linda Vetrano, 65, of Manhattan, who in 2001 founded Posh Pets Rescue, the Long Beach shelter's new operator. "A shelter is no place for an animal."About 80...
Fewer animals euthanized at Long Beach shelter last year
Long Beach’s City Council is set to vote Tuesday on a plan intended to continue the reduction of the euthanasia rate for shelter cats in Long Beach. The one-year plan involves a pair of nonprofits, The and . The groups would expand Animal Care’s current efforts to nurture stray kittens in order to prepare them for adoption, as well as the spaying and neutering of other felines that would then be allowed to live their lives outside of a shelter.
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City officials in Long Beach reported euthanasia of animals brought to the city shelter was down significantly in 2016 compared to the prior year.
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