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Nonprofit of the Year: Friends of the Elk Grove Animal Shelter

By January 7, 2020 No Comments

Elk Grove Citizen

The city of Elk Grove’s long-awaited animal shelter opened last October, thanks to several years of advocacy by local animal lovers like June LaVine and her husband, Arnie.

During the shelter’s 2018 groundbreaking ceremony, she recalled when the city ended its contract to have Elk Grove’s stray dogs and cats taken to the Sacramento SPCA’s shelter in the Florin area.

Local animals were then taken to the Sacramento County’s shelter at Bradshaw Road.


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