Orange County Animal Services is full – so full that the shelter is running out of room, and it needs adopters to come adopt some dogs and cats just to make room for the insane number of animals it's taking in daily. The shelter usually averages about 50 animals coming into the shelter daily, but over the past seven days alone, the shelter days, it has taken in 409 strays and accepted 82 owner surrenders.
That's a lot of animals. And when the shelter runs out of room for the animals coming in, they have to make some tough decisions. That means that some perfectly lovely, adoptable, sweet dogs and cats will not make it out of the shelter alive. So if you're thinking of adopting, go meet some of the animals at the shelter right now. We just posted a new gallery
of photos of adoptable dogs, taken by the rock stars at Pawsitive Shelter Photography,
and you can browse here
. Or you can go to the shelter's website and look at the animals it has available. Or better yet, you can go right to the shelter (Orange County Animal Services, 2769 Conroy Road, 407-396-3111, ocnetpets.com) and go meet these pups for yourself.
Right now, you could go there and adopt this crazy little brindle bat-eared princess:
Or this funny little fluffball with an underbite:
Or this pretty pair of shepherd mixes:
Or this geeky pit bull:
See a full gallery
of adoptable dogs here.