Town Animal Shelter Earns Top Marks in NYS Inspection; Santino Commends Hard Work of Staff, Volunteers

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Supervisor Anthony J. Santino announced today that the Town of Hempstead Animal Shelter has earned perfect grades during the most recent state inspection of the facility. The shelter graded “satisfactory,” the highest rating given in the report.

“The Town of Hempstead Animal Shelter is dedicated to providing an excellent environment for our dogs and cats, and ultimately finding them forever homes,” stated Supervisor Santino. “We are proud that New York State has given us the best possible review during its inspection.”

The Municipal Shelter Inspection Report, conducted by the New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets Division of Animal Industry, cited that the town Animal Shelter is safe, clean, well-lit, well-ventilated and has adequate space available for all dogs.

“I would like to commend our town’s dedicated animal shelter staff and volunteers for their commitment and dedication to our shelter animals, and helping to keep our shelter in top-notch condition each and every day,” concluded Santino. “As always, we encourage residents to adopt, not shop, at the Town of Hempstead Animal Shelter when seeking a new furry friend to join the family.”