Animal Shelter Struggling to Stay Afloat

Dec 1, 2011 Full story: Patch.com

If Almost Home Animal Shelter can't raise $16,000 needed to operate through this month, staff will start the New Year by closing doors-for good.

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Stacy

Bellmawr, NJ

#1 Dec 12, 2011
I understand they need to check to make sure that the people adopting the animals are 'fit' but perhaps if they were a bit more flexible about their rules they would have more adoptions. My son and I tried to adopt a dog, went through all the mandatory steps and(quite literally) because we did not have our previous dogs inoculated against 'everything under the sun' we were turned down. Yes this is a (very little) bit of sour grapes (you didn't have to see my son's face) but we are quite happy with the pup we ended up with - 'free to good home'.

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