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Longview Animal Shelter Full Again

After an outbreak of distemper, the Humane Society of Gregg County had to close its doors, adopting or euthanizing all their remaining dogs. But today, not even a week later, the animal shelter is again filled with strays. The center re-opened Monday, and by Wednesday, was filled to capacity with new strays and unwanted pets. Workers now face a familiar problem, having no room for new animals, and only a short time to try and adopt the ones living there now.

Humane society workers are still encouraging people to come down and pick out a dog for adoption. However you won't be able to take it home for two weeks while they observe signs for distemper in the new animals.

Bob Hallmark, reporting.

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