All About Animal Shelters. There are also animal sanctuaries, which serve as refuges for homeless animals. These are usually large areas of land that house and care for dogs and cats, as well as for goats, cows, donkeys, pigs and other larger farm animals. Some animal sanctuaries even keep wild animals, such as lions and tigers.What do animal shelters need?
Basic cleaning supplies are always welcome. Dish-washing liquid is needed for cleaning bowls and kitchen utensils. Laundry detergent is always a hot commodity in an animal shelter, where mountains of laundry are commonplace. And bleach is a required cleaning supply at animal shelters.Are animal shelters open on Sunday?
County animal shelters now open on Sundays. During the pilot, the shelters will be open from 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday. They'll be closed on Mondays and holidays.What does an animal shelter do?
Animal shelter. An animal shelter or pound is a place where stray, lost, abandoned or surrendered animals, mostly dogs and cats, and sometimes sick or wounded wildlife are kept and rehabilitated.