They're also nearing "no-kill" status. Lots of reasons to celebrate!

Genesee County Animal Shelter was informed by the Michigan Pet Alliance that they won the "most improved shelter" award, in their shelter size, for 2015. They're a non-profit group that tracks shelters throughout our state.

Director Paul Wallace took over the shelter in January of last year, after animal rights activists protested about the conditions at the shelter. Since then, they've doubled their live outcome percentage - 79%. They'd like to reach 90%. They credit their no-kill improvements with the millage that was passed in 2014.

Congratulations! That's GREAT news! They consistently update their Facebook with animals that are lost and/or up for adoption. I highly recommend following it, they do a great job with it.

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