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Ontario SPCA Lennox & Addington Animal Centre seeks assist with chilly climate upgrades



Freezing temperatures power the animal centre to briefly shut its doorways

Napanee, ON (January 20, 2022) – A current chilly snap has left the Ontario SPCA Lennox & Addington Animal Centre in Napanee in pressing want of funds for renovations to restore burst water pipes and improve insulation in order that it could possibly proceed to assist animals locally.

Pipes contained in the animal centre froze when the temperature dropped in early January. They have been repaired, solely to freeze once more final weekend when temperatures outdoors dipped to -25°C. For the protection and luxury of animals being cared for on the centre, they have been relocated to foster houses and Ontario SPCA animal centres in neighbouring communities. The centre will stay closed till renovations are full.

The Lennox & Addington Animal Centre is interesting to the general public to assist cowl the prices of repairing the broken pipes, upgrading insulation and enhancing the HVAC system to forestall future freeze-ups, at an estimated price of $10,000. Earlier this week, simply over $4,500 was raised for the centre via the Betty White Problem, however extra continues to be wanted to get the power operational once more.

“The well being and well-being of the animals in our care is our high precedence, which is why these renovations are completely important,” says Esther McCutcheon, Supervisor, Ontario SPCA Lennox & Addington Animal Centre. “In case you are able to provide, please contemplate making a donation to assist us proceed to assist animals locally.”

The animal centre at 156 Richmond Boulevard East in Napanee was inbuilt 1990 and has not undergone any vital upgrades since building. In these 32 years, the Lennox & Addington Animal Centre has discovered houses for hundreds of animals, adopting a mean of 500 canine, cats, birds and small animals every year. It additionally works to coach animal caregivers via humane training.

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Esther McCutcheon

Ontario SPCA Lennox & Addington Animal Centre


The Ontario SPCA and Humane Society

The Ontario SPCA and Humane Society is a registered charity, established in 1873. The Society and its community of communities facilitate and supply for province-wide management on issues referring to the prevention of cruelty to animals and the promotion of animal well-being. Providing a wide range of mission-based packages, together with community-based sheltering, animal wellness companies, provincial animal transfers, shelter well being & wellness, high-volume spay/neuter companies, animal rescue, animal advocacy, Indigenous partnership packages and humane training, the Ontario SPCA is Ontario’s animal charity.





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