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Thousands of Shelter Pets Find Homes Amidst COVID-19 Pandemic

Two local sisters came into the Amanda Foundation this week to adopt their new dog, Blue.

Posted Thursday, April 16, 2020 - 7:41 pm

By laura coleman

Now that everyone is staying inside their home to curb the spread of COVID-19, adoptable animals are receiving an outpouring of attention as never before.

Los Angeles Animal Services (LAAS) Public Information Director Agnes Sibal-von Debschitz told the Courier that as a result of the “amazing response” from people willing to adopt and foster shelter pets in the wake of the pandemic, the department had added staff to process the applications faster.

For full story see the print edition of The Beverly Hills Courier, or download the e-edition.

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