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Lynda Schoenfelder, left, and Laurie Martin look at Teddi, one of the animals available for adoption at Mitchell Animal Rescue. Martin said the organization is in need of more space after being founded one year ago. (Austin Kaus/Republic Photo)

Group seeks more space as animal rescue numbers rise

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After its formation a year ago, Mitchell Animal Rescue is bulging at the seams with abandoned pets.

Now, members of the group say they need more space.


"We are having so many surrenders and people are not claiming their pets from shelters," said co-founder Laurie Martin. "We are running out of foster (families) and some have four dogs."

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