February 26, 2024

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Cincinnati Animal Care seeking Dog fosters as Northside facility undergoes renovation

Their adorable looks and delightful tail wags pull at your heart and soul.Jessica Grimes has cared for the dogs being housed in the Northside shelter for months.“A lot of people when you say the word stray, people think they’ve been outside,” Grimes said. “These are really just lost pets.”At least 40 of the displaced dogs Grimes cares for need immediate help. “We have been asking our community to step up and open their heart and homes, we have had an amazing response from the community.”As this Northside facility undergoes a renovation, the already limited shelter space across the county will disappear. For the dogs housed on Dane Avenue waiting for their forever homes, that means the wait becomes more desperate, Grimes says. “We have 300 dogs in foster but it’s just not quite as much as we have needed. We still have about 70 to 80 dogs who still need homes,” Grimes said. Volunteers have been at work transitioning the space, placing as many dogs with temporary and foster families, but the transition has been filled with uncertainty.Grimes says Cincinnati Animal Care is asking for fosters to open their hearts and homes. “Fostering is super easy … It’s a short-term commitment. we provide all the food and the crates … bedding toys we provide everything and a team of support.”The sign on the wall that greets visitors to the shelter says “Thank you” in big bold letters. Like the wagging tail and soulful eyes, it’s a testament of unconditional love rescued from desperation and uncertainty.

Their adorable looks and delightful tail wags pull at your heart and soul.

Jessica Grimes has cared for the dogs being housed in the Northside shelter for months.

“A lot of people when you say the word stray, people think they’ve been outside,” Grimes said. “These are really just lost pets.”

At least 40 of the displaced dogs Grimes cares for need immediate help.

“We have been asking our community to step up and open their heart and homes, we have had an amazing response from the community.”

As this Northside facility undergoes a renovation, the already limited shelter space across the county will disappear. For the dogs housed on Dane Avenue waiting for their forever homes, that means the wait becomes more desperate, Grimes says.

“We have 300 dogs in foster but it’s just not quite as much as we have needed. We still have about 70 to 80 dogs who still need homes,” Grimes said.

Volunteers have been at work transitioning the space, placing as many dogs with temporary and foster families, but the transition has been filled with uncertainty.

Grimes says Cincinnati Animal Care is asking for fosters to open their hearts and homes. “Fostering is super easy … It’s a short-term commitment. we provide all the food and the crates … bedding toys we provide everything and a team of support.”

The sign on the wall that greets visitors to the shelter says “Thank you” in big bold letters. Like the wagging tail and soulful eyes, it’s a testament of unconditional love rescued from desperation and uncertainty.

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