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During the pandemic, millions of people adopted pets. Animal shelters are currently overburdened with surrendered or abandoned pets.

During the pandemic, millions of people adopted pets. Animal shelters are currently overburdened with surrendered or abandoned pets.
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South Salt Lake Animal Services supervisor Jenica Laws plays with a dog at the shelter on Tuesday, April 5, 2022. Animal shelters are seeing more pets being dropped off. (Jeffrey D. Allred/Deseret News)