PALM BEACH (CBSMiami) – A South Florida animal shelter is celebrating an amazing milestone. It’s the first time in history that one of the three Palm Beach County Animal Care and Control kennels is completely empty.
A video posted on social media shows shelter staff wearing their masks, clapping and cheering in celebration while standing in Kennel Two, the shelter’s stray housing kennel and adoption overflow kennel.READ MORE: Doctor Fights State After Marijuana Sting Operation
Pets provide great companionship, especially in times like these, so people have been fostering and adopting shelter pets in large numbers.
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The video thanks shelter workers, volunteers, foster parents and all those who adopted a pet.READ MORE: Court Clears Social Media Companies In Pulse Massacre
Despite Kennel Two being empty, the shelter still has other animals available for fostering or adoption.
Miami-Dade Animal Services also has dogs and cats available for fostering or adoption.
The Miami-Dade shelter is having a virtual dog adoption event on their Facebook page Thursday April 16 at 11:00 a.m.
Adoption counselors will be available to showcase their shelter dogs and answer questions about the adoption process live.MORE NEWS: Sheriff: Person Of Interest In 19-Year-Old Miya Marcano's Disappearance Found Dead
And if you see a dog you like, they can process the entire adoption virtually.