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A tough economy turns rough on pets

By jim Published: March 27, 2009

Via WTDN:

SPRINGFIELD, Ohio - When the Clark County Humane Society received an extra shipment of pet food, which was dated, they decided to reach out and help a community in need as residents who are losing jobs and homes are forced to abandon pets.

"It's kind of crazy. We've been getting all dogs," said shelter coordinator Krissi Hawke. "Not just stray dogs coming in anymore. It's owner release after owner release after owner release. Pure bred dogs, beautiful dogs. It's just tears pouring all the time."

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