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Hall County Animal Shelter receives $20,000 grant from Petco Love – 95.5 WSB

HALL COUNTY, Ga. — The Hall County Animal Shelter is receiving a $20,000 investment from Petco Love, a national nonprofit organization.

A Hall County press release says Petco Love is giving the shelter this grant to support its “rescue work” for Hall County animals.

Susanne Kogut, president of Petco Love, said her investment in the Hall County animal shelter is among millions of other investments announced by the organization.

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“Our investment in the Hall County Animal Shelter is part of more than $15 million in investments recently announced by Petco Love to power local organizations across the country as part of our commitment to creating a future where no animal will be needlessly euthanized,” Kogut said.

Hall County Animal Shelter Program Coordinator Stephanie Loden said the investment will help prevent the spread of the disease and help the county purchase different vaccines for its animals.

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“Petco Love’s investment will help prevent the spread of disease within the shelter and will provide testing for various diseases such as Parvo virus, FELV (feline leukemia virus)/FIV (feline immunodeficiency virus) and heartworm to ensure animal welfare.These funds from Petco Love also help Hall County purchase rabies vaccines, canine DAPPV vaccines, feline HCPCH vaccines, canine INTRA TRAC3 vaccines and DPV vaccines for puppies,” Loden said.

The grant will be awarded at a special celebration at the Petco at 3264 Buford Drive, Suite 110, Buford at 11 a.m. on July 7.

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