Animal shelter hopes to go 'no-kill' - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

Animal shelter hopes to go 'no-kill'

CORINTH, Miss. (AP) - The Corinth-Alcorn Animal Shelter hopes to become a no-kill shelter by the end of 2013.
    
Board President and Shelter Director Charlotte Doehner tells the Daily Corinthian (http://bit.ly/NzP9Y8) that the shelter has made some progress, reducing the number of animals euthanized from 422 in 2011 to 179 currently.
    
Doehner says becoming a no-kill shelter will open up a number of new grant opportunities.
    
The shelter is working to increase the number of local adoptions through its website and social media.
    
Doehner says the shelter has 46 active volunteers and is recruiting more to help walk the dogs, play with the cats, clean cages and work fundraisers.
    
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Information from: The Daily Corinthian.

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