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Too many to save

By Ty Johnson
Published in News on October 10, 2011 1:46 PM

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Two puppies sit in their kennel at the Wayne County Animal Adoption and Education Center. Economic woes have led to an increase in recent years of owner surrenders at the center, with as many as 70 animals coming in a day.

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Amy Garofalo, a volunteer at the Animal Adoption and Education Center, pulls two puppies out of their pen at the shelter. The animal shelter in Goldsboro is dealing with overcrowding issues that have gotten worse in the past two years.

The economy has had a rough impact on individuals across the country, but according to Vicki Falconer, director of the county's animal control services department, it has likewise had a negative impact on the lives of furry, four-legged citizens...

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