The situation is scary right now at the Twin Falls Animal Shelter with an inundation of recent dog surrenders. On Monday alone, over a 10-minute time span, there were 10 dogs abandoned.

Dogs Forced To Sleep In Crates At Twin Falls Animal Shelter Due To Overload

With the influx of dog drop-offs at the shelter comes a possibly dangerous or uncomfortable situation for the animals as there aren’t enough kennels at the Twin Falls shelter for them all. When this happens, some dogs are forced to sleep in crates rather than the more spacious and probably more comfortable kennels.

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Not all the animals dropped at the shelter are surrendered by their owners, many are strays or pets that escaped from their yards and were brought in. If you are missing your dog or cat (or sometimes rabbits and chickens) remember to check with the Twin Falls Animal Shelter first.

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The best ways to make sure you can find your pets if they do go missing are to make sure they are current with their tags and license, which is also required by law for dogs, and to get them microchipped for identification.

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