HURON — The Beadle County Humane Society is planning to remodel the shelter’s dog area and needs host families who could house some of the animals.
Along with remodeling, an addition will be built onto the existing dog room, which will increase their space and provide much needed storage, said BCHS Director Kim Krueger.
Lyle Palmlund and Red Wilk will be doing the constructionwork, which will begin Sept. 16.
Krueger said she believes it will take about three months to complete.
“We have to get all the dogs we have left, which are seven large-breed dogs — mainly labradors — into foster care during the project,” she said.
“This building has served its purpose for us for many years, but with all the water and bleach we use, the walls are deteriorated,” Krueger said.
“During this construction project our services will be very limited as far as being able to take on impounds and surrenders,” she said.
Krueger said they hope to add more kennels, and she would also like to get a grooming table.
“If anyone is interested in making a donation to help cover those costs we would certainly appreciate it,” said Krueger, adding that the BCHS is also a United Way agency.
“Our community is a great place: with everybody coming together we can make it even better,” she added.
Anyone who would be willing to provide a foster home for one of the seven large dogs remaining at the shelter is asked to call 352-8955. The shelter is located at 5063 Dakota Ave. S.
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