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Shelter offers night drop kennels to keep strays warm


ANCHORAGE ­– Night-drop kennels give stray animals a warm place to spend the night in Anchorage.

People who find animals after hours but cannot take them home can leave them in heated kennels behind Anchorage Animal Care and Control, reported KTVA-TV.

The kennels have water access and the doors lock behind the animals.

Shelter workers check the kennels every morning.

Animal Care and Control spokeswoman Laura Atwood said shelter staffers feel for animals left outside despite the availability of kennels.

“Somebody was trying to get the dog in the kennels at about 11 that night I believe...

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