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Posted inCOVID-19

Caring for animals is a hands-on task. The pandemic has upended operations (and fundraising) for Pittsburgh-area shelters.

Animals aren’t at a great risk for COVID-19, but the pandemic has upended care at local shelters.   As businesses shuttered in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, a new challenge arose for Pittsburgh’s Animal Friends shelter. With more than 200 cats, dogs and other animals all on-site, Animal Friends couldn’t just shut their doors.  Instead, shelter […]