Animal shelter at capacity
Kassie Kanai hold two of several puppies available at Cleveland County Animal Services on Airport Road near Shelby Friday morning, Feb. 24, 2023.

An influx of pet dogs has loaded up all obtainable place at the Cleveland County Animal Products and services, and the shelter is not able to get in any further pet dogs.

The animal providers web-site posted an announcement that as of Feb. 23, consumption was closed to the community right until further observe.

Brad Gates, the new director more than the shelter, explained he began perform in his new position previous Monday, and the shelter was just about complete. By Tuesday, it was at potential, and they experienced to switch any surrenders or strays away. 

“Every doggy kennel is entire,” Gates claimed. “None of us want to do any euthanasia. We are steering clear of that as extended as we can.”