DURANGO, Colo. (CBS4) – The La Plata County Humane Society needs help. The animal shelter laid off 50% of its staff because of the coronavirus pandemic. The center is struggling to pay for food, medical supplies and basic operating costs.
Owners are asking the community for help since they also had to cancel fundraisers.READ MORE: Boulder Storm Chasers Pay $2.4 Million To Resolve Allegations Of Fraud Related To Federal Grants
As of now, the shelter is open from 12 p.m. – 4 p.m. All services except adoptions are postponed, and adoptions are by appointment only.READ MORE: A Look At Saint Francis Warren Residences, One Of Denver's Taxpayer-Funded Spots To Help People Transition Off The StreetsNational Voting Rights Leaders Converge On Denver for First-Of-Its-Kind Event To Combat Voter Suppression