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Hi-Tor Animal Care Center in Pomona

This currently unnamed dog is one of about

This currently unnamed dog is one of about 43 currently housed at Hi-Tor Animal Care Center in Pomona. (July 11, 2012) Photo Credit: Leslie Barbaro

Staff and volunteers at Hi-Tor Animal Care Center in Pomona are hoping to raise about $500,000 to build a new shelter. The current facility shelters about 43 dogs and 70 cats, far in excess of the original capacity intended when it was built.

Lori and Cory are two of about 70
Photo Credit: Leslie Barbaro

Lori and Cory are two of about 70 cats and kittens currently housed at Hi-Tor Animal Care Center in Pomona. (July 11, 2012)

This currently unnamed Chihuahua is one of about
Photo Credit: Leslie Barbaro

This currently unnamed Chihuahua is one of about 43 dogs currently housed at Hi-Tor Animal Care Center in Pomona. (July 11, 2012)

Jason Mann of Stony Point is the kennel
Photo Credit: Leslie Barbaro

Jason Mann of Stony Point is the kennel attendant at Hi-Tor Animal Care Center in Pomona. (July 11, 2012)

This currently unnamed dog is one of about
Photo Credit: Leslie Barbaro

This currently unnamed dog is one of about 43 currently housed at Hi-Tor Animal Care Center in Pomona. (July 11, 2012)

Director Vivian Kiggins works in an office at
Photo Credit: Leslie Barbaro

Director Vivian Kiggins works in an office at Hi-Tor Animal Care Center in Pomona with plywood nailed to the building exterior to hold up rotting windows. (July 11, 2012)

Daddy, a pit bull-terrier mix, is one of
Photo Credit: Leslie Barbaro

Daddy, a pit bull-terrier mix, is one of about 43 dogs currently housed at Hi-Tor Animal Care Center in Pomona. (July 11, 2012)

Khloe, a pit bull-boxer mix, is one of
Photo Credit: Leslie Barbaro

Khloe, a pit bull-boxer mix, is one of about 43 dogs currently housed at Hi-Tor Animal Care Center in Pomona. (July 11, 2012)

Staff and volunteers at Hi-Tor Animal Care Center
Photo Credit: Leslie Barbaro

Staff and volunteers at Hi-Tor Animal Care Center in Pomona are hoping to raise at least $500,000 to build a new facility. (July 11, 2012)

Operations manager Brian Bradshaw cites a lack of
Photo Credit: Leslie Barbaro

Operations manager Brian Bradshaw cites a lack of storage space as one of many problems at Hi-Tor Animal Care Center in Pomona. (July 11, 2012)

The catery at Hi-Tor Animal Care Center in
Photo Credit: Leslie Barbaro

The catery at Hi-Tor Animal Care Center in Pomona currently has no running water. (July 11, 2012)

The catery at Hi-Tor Animal Care Center in
Photo Credit: Leslie Barbaro

The catery at Hi-Tor Animal Care Center in Pomona currently has no running water. (July 11, 2012)

Operations manager Brian Bradshaw cites a flood area
Photo Credit: Leslie Barbaro

Operations manager Brian Bradshaw cites a flood area in front of the building as one of many problems at Hi-Tor Animal Care Center in Pomona. (July 11, 2012)

Operations manager Brian Bradshaw cites an uninsulated roof
Photo Credit: Leslie Barbaro

Operations manager Brian Bradshaw cites an uninsulated roof as one of many problems at Hi-Tor Animal Care Center in Pomona. (July 11, 2012)

Because of a lack of space, an office
Photo Credit: Leslie Barbaro

Because of a lack of space, an office shared by director Vivian Kiggins, and operations manager Brian Bradshaw also houses sick animals, which currently includes this terrier mix, Harley, at Hi-Tor Animal Care Center in Pomona. (July 11, 2012)

Catery attendant Hilary Scher, of Suffern, gives a
Photo Credit: Leslie Barbaro

Catery attendant Hilary Scher, of Suffern, gives a treat to one of the 43 dogs currently housed at Hi-Tor Animal Care Center in Pomona. (July 11, 2012)

Gina Colasacco of Pomona brings donations and visits
Photo Credit: Leslie Barbaro

Gina Colasacco of Pomona brings donations and visits monthly with the animals at Hi-Tor Animal Care Center in Pomona. (July 11, 2012)

Charlotte, a German shepherd-terrier-pit bull mix, is one
Photo Credit: Leslie Barbaro

Charlotte, a German shepherd-terrier-pit bull mix, is one of about 43 dogs currently housed at Hi-Tor Animal Care Center in Pomona. (July 11, 2012)

Two adorable kittens, who are about 4 weeks
Photo Credit: Leslie Barbaro

Two adorable kittens, who are about 4 weeks old, will not be available for adoption until they are spayed and neutered when they reach at least 2 pounds in weight. They are currently among about many cats and kittens currently housed at Hi-Tor Animal Care Center in Pomona. (July 11, 2012)

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