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WOOD COUNTY, OH (Toledo News Now) -
of dogs have been euthanized at the Wood County Dog Shelter over the past two
years, but the warden is trying to change that.
year's adoption rate is only at 75 percent. So far this year, 25 dogs have been
put to sleep. Last year, 168 dogs were euthanized.
majority of those dogs were deemed unadoptable, and the Wood County Dog Warden says
they could have been put down for issues like age, or lack of space at the
shelter. Too often, though, he says it's because no one knew they were there to
begin with. That could change with the help of a brand new program.
volunteers, they are able to take pictures of dogs on a regular basis," Chief
Dog Warden Andrew Snyder said.
volunteers can post pictures of the adoptable dogs on websites like Petfinder and
try to network, and try to find rescue groups for them," explained Nora Solomon,
a volunteer that goes to the shelter on her lunch breaks to take pictures.
says she helps with the small things that the warden doesn't have time to do.
the best way for me to spend my lunch break, and it's so rewarding when the
dogs find homes," she said. "They've been let down, and people should come to
the dog warden to help give them a good life."
far, volunteers have helped place one dog at a local rescue.