San Jacinto Valley Animal Campus officially reopens to the public

Riverside County Supervisors Gutierrez, Washington and Spiegel as well as Animal Services Director Erin Gettis gathered for the grand reopening of the San Jacinto Valley Animal Campus. Valley News/Courtesy photo
Riverside County supervisors gathered with County executives and the Department of Animals Services team to kick off the grand reopening of the San Jacinto Valley Animal Campus on Friday, Nov. 3. The event served to formally welcome community members to tour the campus and maybe find a new pet to adopt or foster. “When I first took office, many complaints I came across was that the County only had two active animal shelters: one being in Riverside, and the other being in Coachella. One day, I came across a heartfelt story when I heard a child who lives in San Jacinto lost his puppy and could not retrieve the dog because Coachella was too far of a commute for his parents. Can you imagine losing your best friend due to lack of resources? This motivated me even more to champion the re-open
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