A rabies incident last March at Grand Forks’ Circle of Friends Humane Society highlighted the risk faced by animal shelter employees across the country, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said in a report distributed this week.
Circle of Friends Humane Society director says staff is working to move on after rabies incident. Arlette Moen says she and her staff are back to familiar routines: feeding, grooming and doctoring the stray, the abandoned, the unwanted, and trying to find the animals new homes.
More than 20 dogs likely will be euthanized this week, and about 15 people have been re-ferred to their physician after a rabid dog was brought to Grand Forks’ Circle of Friends Humane Society, officials said Monday.
UPDATED 10:50 A.M. Felines hold 2-to-1 edge over dogs There are about a half-dozen cats in cages in the reception area of the Circle of Friends Humane Society in Grand Forks. There’s another dozen in the front cat adoption room.
Circle of Friends Memorial Garden dedicated
A paw-shaped garden adorned with plaques in memory of pet cats and dogs was formally dedicated Thursday evening at the Circle of Friends Humane Society in Grand Forks.
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