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Huntington Town offers help to Island's overcrowded animal shelters

Town of Huntington officials have announced a new program that will take adoptable dogs from overcrowded shelters in other municipalities, train them and then offer them up for adoption. Town Supervisor Chad Lupinacci on Monday said over the years the Huntington Animal Shelter has implemented several programs to increase adoption rates that have often left the 80-kennel shelter with a high vacancy...

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Town of Huntington officials have announced a new program that will take adoptable dogs from overcrowded shelters in other municipalities, train them and then offer them up for adoption. Town Supervisor Chad Lupinacci on Monday said over the years the Huntington Animal Shelter has implemented several programs to increase adoption rates that have often left the 80-kennel shelter with a high vacancy rate. (Credit: Newsday / Deborah S. Morris)