Animal lovers have come together to save dogs that were in danger of being euthanized if they did not find homes by Saturday because the Hartford Animal Shelter was completely full.
On Thursday, animal control officer Sherry Degenova said the shelter was completely full and they were desperate to find homes for two dozen dogs.
After the story aired, there was amazing response from people who saw it and the shelter placed seven or eight dogs on Thursday night and 10 more dogs have been spoken for.
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Degenova said employees are usually off on Good Friday, but would be there today to help "save a life."
Degenova said on Friday that the shelter will be able to take new strays and no dog has to be euthanized, which would be animal control's worst nightmare.
Adopters can look the dogs over online at Hartford Animal Shelter's Facebook page then make an appointment at the shelter.