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Nov. 16, 2011ST. JOSEPH, MO |  By: Sams

Shelter Trailer

Animal control and rescue of St. Joseph received a $44,785 grant from Missouri Homeland Security Office for an animal rescue and sheltering trailer.

Flooding from the spring and summer affected many residents and their pets, with limited resources on a local level the displacement of animals became a problem. The rescue trailer will enhance response to disasters and large impoundments of domestic animals. The unit includes a fresh-water holding tank, generator, exterior doors that open to view the animals and a built-in sink.