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Large dogs looking for new homes as animal shelter on the Central Coast reaches capacity

Woods Humane Society

It’s a busy time for many animal shelters in our region, with many reporting they’re full or nearly full.

Last year, it seemed that almost everyone decided to get a dog during the pandemic.

But animal shelters in our region now are reporting they are struggling for space.

Jamie Relth at Woods Humane Society in San Luis Obispo says they’re pretty much full, and it's the same story across the region.

"We are pretty much at capacity with our dog kennels," she told KCLU.

"We have about 60 kennels available and most, if not all, of those are full.

"These dogs, regardless of their size, are loving sweet adorable animals who are eager to please and be your best friend," she said.

Founded in 1955, Woods Humane Society is an independent nonprofit organization dedicated to the humane care of homeless dogs and cats in San Luis Obispo County.