Capacity at Cincinnati animal shelter near worst its ever been

A Cincinnati animal shelter is in urgent need of people to adopt and foster animals at their shelter. According to shelter officials, the shelter’s capacity is at negative 71 kennels and is lingering around the worst capacity the shelter’s ever had. Shelter staff said more than two dozen dogs are currently living in pop-up crates. Watch the current reality of the shelter in the video player above. Anyone who’s not looking to adopt is encouraged to foster an animal. Fostering is free and temporary. Cincinnati Animal CARE will provide you with medical and you will need to provide a safe home.”Even if it’s just for five days, that’s five days not in a crate,” the shelter wrote on its Facebook.Those who are not looking to adopt or foster are encouraged to donate.”We are burning through supplies at ludicrous speed right now with the sheer volume of animals coming in,” the shelter said.The shelter is looking for donations of cat food, dog food, litter, supplies to send with fosters and cleaning supplies. Click here to make a monetary donation. Shelter staff members say they’re on track for their busiest month yet. They’ve already taken in 161 animals in the first week of June and cannot maintain their one dog per kennel pledge alone.Click here to view adoptable dogs and cats.

A Cincinnati animal shelter is in urgent need of people to adopt and foster animals at their shelter.

Cincinnati Animal CARE wrote on Facebook Tuesday that it’s at “code red capacity,” meaning its shelter population has exceeded its number of kennels. According to shelter officials, the shelter’s capacity is at negative 71 kennels and is lingering around the worst capacity the shelter’s ever had.

Shelter staff said more than two dozen dogs are currently living in pop-up crates.

Watch the current reality of the shelter in the video player above.

Anyone who’s not looking to adopt is encouraged to foster an animal. Fostering is free and temporary. Cincinnati Animal CARE will provide you with medical and you will need to provide a safe home.

“Even if it’s just for five days, that’s five days not in a crate,” the shelter wrote on its Facebook.

Those who are not looking to adopt or foster are encouraged to donate.

“We are burning through supplies at ludicrous speed right now with the sheer volume of animals coming in,” the shelter said.

The shelter is looking for donations of cat food, dog food, litter, supplies to send with fosters and cleaning supplies. Click here to make a monetary donation.

Click here to make a monetary donation.

Shelter staff members say they’re on track for their busiest month yet. They’ve already taken in 161 animals in the first week of June and cannot maintain their one dog per kennel pledge alone.

Click here to view adoptable dogs and cats.

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