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Tuesday, October 8, 2013

VIDEO: Happy Dogs and Cats At Federal Funding Announcement

Wagging tails and barking at the ideas of new people who might pet them...but little do the dogs know that visit means money to improve their lives while they live at the shelter.

Saint John MP Rodney Weston announcing $45,000 to help the Saint John SPCA Animal Rescue for improvements to the shelter.  

Rescue League Vice-President Todd Crawford  says they will also receive funding from Fido and some other local businesses.

Crawford tells us we view their commitment to the community very seriously and some of the programs we would like to provide involve enhanced adoption services and expanded foster programs.

The funding announced today includes plumbing and the installation of fixed equipment in the cat isolation and equipment rooms. 

The shelter also receiving funding from FidoCares and a number of private companies including Maritime Fence and Homestar Inc.