Roanoke pound in desperate need of help

The RCACP will have to start euthanizing otherwise


ROANOKE, Va. – Roanoke's pound will have to start euthanizing animals Wednesday if no one comes in to adopt. 

The Regional Center for Animal Care and Protection is over capacity. They are asking anyone who has recently lost a dog to come in to see if it is at the shelter. 

By law, dogs have to be held at the shelter for either five or 10 days.

RCACP kennels are divided. Both the stray and adoptable kennels are at full capacity. 

If you are interested in adopting a dog, that would free up kennel space for any additional dogs that are brought in. The shelter is also in need of volunteers to help foster animals. 

Adoption fees are waived Wednesday. 

Click here to see the animals who are waiting to be adopted. Adoption hours are 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. 

We are asking our fans to be patient with us this evening while we work alongside our volunteers to network pets out of...

Posted by Regional Center for Animal Care & Protection on Tuesday, October 23, 2018