Expanded foster program, partnerships coming to Ardmore Animal Shelter


In 2021 the Ardmore Animal Shelter took in roughly 6,400 animals. While roughly 4,000 of them discovered new houses, the opposite 2,400 by no means left, inserting the euthanasia charge at over 37%. 

In the hassle to save extra animals, the shelter will probably be making some modifications in 2022.

“Those numbers are higher than they’ve ever been, however they’re nonetheless not ok,” Executive Director Kasey Renteria stated. “So by the tip of the primary quarter we’ll have some new packages and insurance policies in place that can hopefully actually assist.”

One of those modifications will come within the type of a shelter collaborative program with the Utah-based nonprofit Best Friends Animal Society. 

The Ardmore Animal Shelter is currently seeking a foster home for this litter of five puppies. Beginning next year, the shelter will be expanding its foster program to also include adult animals.

“They’re going to be serving to us out and giving us some concepts of issues which have labored at different shelters for us to implement right here,” Renteria stated. “They would love to see us with a stay launch charge of over 90%, and if we will meet that we’ll change into eligible to obtain extra grants. It’s actually an ideal alternative.”