Illness shutters county animal shelter

Animal Shelter temporarily closed by illnessCitrus County Animal Services has temporarily closed the shelter, until further notice, due to an unknown severe upper respiratory illness.

The shelter medical staff and administration have been working directly with veterinarians from the University of Florida Maddie’s Shelter Medicine Program, who are experts in the field of treatment and management of illnesses in shelters.


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Robby Douglas,

The consensus among Citrus County Commissioners on Tuesday was that the county's current animal shelter is a proper place for its inhabitants.

But reigning in costs, be it for the current shelter, or for a new one, is the rub.

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