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SPRINGFIELD, Ga. (WSAV) – Lorna Shelton gets up early every morning to take care of the animals housed at the Effingham County Animal Shelter in Springfield.

“We put a great deal of work into our shelter and animals to provide the best care for them,” Shelton says.

The shelter prepares cats and dogs for adoption with the help of other volunteers and inmates from the county jail. But even with all of the assistance, the list of daily chores continues to grow.

“We also work with local rescues and transports to move animals to other no-kill rescues,” says Shelton.

All of their efforts go towards preventing rescue animals from being euthanized.

“Without the community pulling together to fix all the animals that produce unwanted litters, we will continue to be a community that has to perform euthanasia,” says Shelton. “We work hard to keep those numbers low, but we cannot do it alone.”

Take a chance to meet some of the animals from the shelter who are up for adoption. All of their available animals are viewable here. Visit here for more information on Clear the Shelters from News 3.

Meet Bama, featured on our Facebook Live

Effingham Animal Shelter – Meet Bama!

Effingham Animal Shelter – Meet Bama! More information on WSAV's Clear the Shelters campaign: https://www.wsav.com/clear-the-shelters/

Posted by WSAV News 3 On Your Side on Tuesday, August 20, 2019
Bama is one of many dogs available to be adopted at the shelter.

Meet some of the cats available for adoption

Cats up for adoption at the Effingham County Animal Shelter

Posted by WSAV News 3 On Your Side on Tuesday, August 20, 2019
The shelter has many cats who are ready to be taken home.

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