Fayette Animal Shelter no longer plans to euthanize dogs by Christmas Eve

FAYETTE, Ala. (WIAT) — UPDATE: According to the Fayette Animal Shelter, all animals are safe and the shelter will be clear by noon. New faces will start arriving to the facility on Wednesday.

The Greater Birmingham Humane Society says they have joined in the efforts to assist the Fayette Animal Shelter after hearing from someone in Canada who saw the post about the facility’s code red situation. They are asking for donations to help pay for their efforts, as well as saying you can donate to the Fayette shelter by way of them and they will deliver a check.

ORIGINAL: An overcrowded animal shelter in Fayette plans to euthanize more than a dozen dogs not adopted before noon on Christmas Eve. The shelter’s director posted on Facebook that they are filled to max capacity on dogs and puppies.

The shelter’s situation is described as a Code Red, meaning the animals’ time is limited. The county commission requires that shelter dogs be euthanized after seven to ten days.

The shelter plans to open on Christmas Eve until noon in case anyone wants to adopt. For more information, click here. 

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