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Manatee County Animal Services will euthanize 11 dogs on Monday if not adopted

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Eleven dogs will be euthanized on Monday at the Manatee County Animal Services in Florida if not placed in approved rescues, foster homes, or adopted reported Thursday's Bradenton.com.

An email by shelter supervisor, Nicki Bentley, was distributed to area rescue partners hoping to find safe placement for the dogs:

"Attached you will find a file with a list of dogs in need of being transferred or adopted from our shelter. The decision to place dogs on this list is very difficult for us to compile and done so largely due to space constraints. The list will be valid until Monday at 5 p.m. after which the most difficult time comes to euthanize those dogs remaining on the list."

The dogs have been kenneled at the Palmetto and Bradenton area shelters.

Unfortunately, the overpopulation of pets began in early February after authorities seized over 300 animals living in deplorable conditions at Napier's Log Cabin Horse and Animal Sanctuary on East State Road. Over 250 dogs and 80 cats were rescued. There are still dogs who have not been released by the Sheriff's Office for adoption which has led to even more overcrowding.

Read the story about Napier's Log Cabin Horse and Animal Sanctuary raid by clicking here.

Click here to see all of the adoptable pets at Manatee County Animal Services.

Seven of the dogs on the euthanasia list are heart worm positive, however their treatment and adoption fees will be waived.

For a list and photos of the 11 dogs in dire need of immediate rescue, please click here.

For more information and how you can help, please call the Palmetto shelter, 305 25th St. W., Palmetto, (941-742-5933) and the Bradenton shelter, 1002B Manatee Ave. W. (941-742-5824).

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