June 7, 2021

Indianapolis Animal Shelter At Full Capacity

Indianapolis Animal Shelter At Full Capacity

Indianapolis Animal Care Services says there is no more space at the shelter.

Deputy Director Katie Trennepohl said IACS has almost 500 animals in its care. The shelter adopted out 121 pets last weekend. However, more than 100 additional animals were brought in at the same time.

“It’s just a vicious cycle that keeps repeating itself at the shelter.,” Trennepohl said. “ We keep clearing the animals out but they continue to come in.”

Trennepohl said staff continue to exhaust all resources to get animals adopted or into foster homes, but the shelter is still faced with the possibility of having to use euthanasia.

“We don’t want to have to make these decisions,” Trennepohl said. “I am proud of all the work staff and volunteers are doing, but we can’t do it alone.”

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