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Valley Animal Center's Dog Area Temporarily Closed

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Cities of Staunton and Waynesboro, Augusta County
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From Tuesday January 15, 2013 until Monday January 28, 2013 the Shenandoah Valley Animal Services Center will not be accepting any owner surrendered dogs, and the facility will not be available for dog adoptions during this time.

The dog areas will be completely closed off to the public in order to allow for quarantining of the current dogs and disinfecting the facility due to a recent Parvovirus outbreak. However, the facility will be accepting cats and they have many available for adoption.

The Animal Services Center will continue to remain open normal hours, Monday thru Saturday 11-4.

For the care of stray or abandoned dogs in Augusta County and the cities of Waynesboro and Staunton, residents of the three localities will need to call their local Animal Control Services to have these animals taken into care as needed.

Residents of Augusta County should call: 540.245.5635
For more information checkwww.co.augusta.va.us

Residents of Waynesboro should call: 540.942.6701 
For more information checkwww.waynesboro.va.us

Residents of Staunton should call: 540.332.3842
For more information checkwww.staunton.va.us

Local animal control services will be available in Staunton and Waynesboro 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to assist residents. In Augusta County only emergency calls will receive a response after 7:00 pm – non-emergency calls will be responded to the next day.

All dogs picked up will be housed at an off-site location until Monday January 28, 2013.

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