Overcrowding at animal shelters has officials considering euthanization
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GAINESVILLE, Fla. (WCJB) - Alachua County officials are considering euthanizing dogs at the animal shelter if they are not adopted soon.
Staffers are working on a report about overcrowding at the shelter.
The issue is up for discussion at the county commission’s June 28th special meeting.
Alachua County isn’t the only area facing this problem.
Workers at several shelters around north-central Florida are saying they are dealing with the same thing.
Employees at some of those facilities are blaming inflation, saying more people are unable to care for their pets.
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