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7:55 am
Wed March 19, 2014

Worcester County Humane Society Faces Tough Times

Credit Worcester County Humane Society Website

Worcester County Humane Society is facing some tough times these days.

It’s looking at $400-thousand in red ink and the resignation of its former director after 37 years in the job.

The no-kill shelter has also seen its adoption rate drop while it has more than a hundred cats and some 20 dogs.

Society’s new director Linda Lugo tells WBOC that she has a number of ideas to turn the shelter around including more fundraisers to get the shelter’s house in order.

 

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8:59 am
Tue July 23, 2013

Safe Haven Animal Sanctuary to Close in August

Credit safe haven animal shelter website

GEORGETOWN, Del. (AP) - Financial troubles are forcing Safe Haven Animal Sanctuary to close.

Director of Operations Cindy Woods says the nonprofit, no-kill shelter in Georgetown will have to close Aug. 30 because operating costs have been higher than estimated. The shelter can no longer afford food or medical care for the animals. The shelter is asking for food and money donations to get through the next five weeks and pay off debts.

Safe Haven is trying to send as many of the 180 dogs and 100 cats at the shelter as possible to permanent homes or other no-kill shelters.

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