The Douglas County Animal Shelter reopened on Friday.  The shelter had been quarintined for over two weeks as a result of distemper.  The shelter says 67 dogs were euthanized.  I would think that whomever took dogs home BEFORE the shelter discovered the distemper, however, might have also had to put their dogs to sleep, as a few people commented they had to do.  So actually, at least 70 dogs died as a result of the distemper outbreak.

I thought about something, too–when the Humane Society was running the shelter, was there ever a distemper outbreak?

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