Animal shelters across Utah see summer rush, struggle to keep up

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SALT LAKE CITY — Animal shelters across the state say they are bursting at the seams, spilling over their maximum capacities in some cases.

They said it’s stretching resources thin, as shelters try to take care of the animals and find them homes.

It can be hard to keep track of the exact numbers of dogs and cats, explained the West Valley City Animal Shelter.

“It changes hourly,” said director Miranda Weathermon.

They run animal services for both West Valley City and Taylorsville. Animals come in, and others get adopted out.

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