Legislature and Rockland County Exec. Authorize Funding for New Animal Care Center

The push to build a new animal care facility in Pomona got a boost last week as the Rockland County legislature authorized financing for a new shelter to care for the area’s homeless, abandoned and found animals. The County Executive signed the two resolutions yesterday to bond $1.2 million to build the new Hi Tor Animal Care Center. The Center got a $500,000 increase in this year’s budget, and with donations and grant money, they’re close to the $2 million they need to build a new facility. County Executive Ed Day told “The Morning Show” Friday that each of the county’s five towns and the village of Spring Valley will have to kick in money as well, and the shelter then becomes the hub of a shared service…

Audio: Ed Day

The shelter primarily houses and helps find “forever homes” for dogs and cats, but often has rabbits, birds, ferrets, and, if you search our “Adoptable Pets” posts on our website, you’ll find a guinea pig, too. For more information about HiTor visit HiTor.org.

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