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Animal Shelters Fall On Hard Times Nationwide

Animal Shelters

First Posted: 07/14/11 06:20 PM ET Updated: 09/13/11 06:12 AM ET

Northbrook, IL Patch:

Heartland Animal Shelter in Northbrook is looking for a home for Sparky, who was rescued from a shelter that euthanizes animals. He was sent there by his owner who lost her home and had no funds to board him.

A Refuge for Saving the Wildlife, also in Northbrook, has been looking for a new home for Eddie the Cockatoo for a year and a half. The bird was given up by his owner whose business was crashing.

Read the whole story: Northbrook, IL Patch

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Filed by Jen Sabella  |