Lake County Animal Shelter is at critical capacity and desperately needs adopters


  • Photo via Lake County Animal Shelter/Facebook
Hurricane Irma has had a major impact on local dogs, and now Lake County Animal Shelter is currently seeking anyone looking to take in a new best bud.

The shelter announced today that they are currently housing 210 dogs and are at "critical capacity."

"The hurricane has had a drastic impact on our shelter,” said Shelter Manager Whitney Boylston. “We have taken in an additional 125 animals since Irma hit, with more coming in each day. Some people’s homes are unlivable and they are understandably unable to keep their animals with them any longer."
  • Photo via Lake County Animal Shelter/Facebook
The shelter is seeking rescue, adopters and fosters to help meet this immediate need.

Visit the shelter at 28123 County Road 561, Tavares, call 352-343-9688 or visit

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