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Friendship Animal Protective League: Shelter+ Challenge Grant Report

How did this grant help your organization and the pets in your care?

The money was used to help rescue at risk dogs from other shelters in Northeast Ohio.

This allowed us to vaccinate and spay/neuter at risk dogs rescued from other county shelters.

How many pets did this grant help?

14 dogs

Please provide a story of one or more specific pets this grant helped.

We rescue dogs from many of our surrounding shelters. Many of these shelters have trouble placing dogs for adoption for a variety of reason. One of those shelters is Holmes County Dog Kennels.

Recently we went thee in in the last cage hiding in the corner was Wally. He is a 6 year-old Norwegian Elkhound. He broke my heart when I saw him shivering in the corner. We took him from that shelter and got him all fixed up and looking great.

He went on a local television station where someone saw him. His new owner came to the shelter and gave him the opportunity at a forever home. We could not do these types of programs without support from grant like this one.

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