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Dog adoptions are temporarily suspended at the Alachua County Animal Shelter due to the Canine Distemper outbreak

Published: Jan. 11, 2022 at 1:50 AM EST
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GAINESVILLE, Fla. (WCJB) - Four dogs have tested positive for the virus.

Dog adoptions are temporarily suspended to prevent the spread.

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Cats, which are not susceptible to the disease, are adoptable.

New arrivals are being quarantined from other dogs.

Staff encourages pet owners to vaccinate their dogs against the virus.

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