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Las Vegas’ Animal Foundation opens new pet adoption facility — VIDEO

Updated February 13, 2019 - 9:17 am

The Animal Foundation on Tuesday opened the doors to its new Engelstad Foundation Adoption Center.

Constructed as part of a five-year campaign known as Mission: Possible 2020, the Engelstad Foundation Adoption Center will provide a permanent facility with safe and comfortable housing for cats and other small animals, as well as administration offices and community education facilities, the organization said in a release.

The new adoption center, which broke ground in 2017 and was completed ahead of schedule, is part of a complete renovation of the 15-year-old Lied Animal Shelter.

Upon completion, officials said, the renovated campus will provide hospital-grade longer-term animal housing, improved isolation areas for the sick, and more comprehensive veterinary care with an expanded and upgraded clinic.

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