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Plan in works for Schenectady animal shelter

Case sparked complaints

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Changes are coming to the city-run animal shelter. After complaints from animal activists, the police department is putting together a “comprehensive plan” for the shelter, City Council President Margaret King said Tuesday. The council might call a special meeting as early as Friday to discuss the plan, she said. No details were released Tuesday, however. The council has heard many complaints from activists in the past few weeks in the wake of a dog-on-dog attack ...

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September 3, 2014
12:16 p.m.

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Why can't we use an existing shelter? It would probably be cheaper to expand one of them that actually build a shelter, which will then require a staff. Anything to spend money. In the meantime - how many thousands of unlicensed dogs are there? The usual nonsense.

September 3, 2014
1:30 p.m.

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safny - The shelter was built after the APF refused to take in any more dogs from the city. It was built in a vacant city building by city workers at minimal costs to the tax payer. The City is trying to address the amount of unlicensed dogs.