Abandoned dogs fill TA dog shelter to capacity

14.12.2012                      01.Tewet. 5773                      Channuka 6; Rosch Chodesch

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Abandoned dogs fill TA dog shelter to capacity

Living in individual caged cells, the dogs tend to either be relatively old or have some sort of physical disadvantage.

Across the street from the Reading power plant in northwest Tel Aviv, the sound of numerous dogs barking resonates through a rusty green metal wall that lines the sidewalk.
The dogs – about 50 of them – are occupants of the Tel Aviv Municipal Dog Shelter and hail from the city’s streets, their home after their owners abandoned them in most cases. Living in individual caged cells with both indoor and outdoor chambers, the dogs are mostly large in size and tend to either be relatively old or have some sort of physical disadvantage. Puppies and young, healthy dogs who end up at the shelter tend to find owners fast, as did a medium-sized brown dog named Nemo on Thursday….