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Walker County Animal Shelter reopens after quarantine

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WALKER COUNTY, GA (Times Free Press) -- Things have been running smoothly at the Walker County Animal Shelter after it reopened to the public on July 11 following a two-week quarantine prompted by the death of a handful of dogs from suspected parvovirus.

"Life is good," shelter manager Alison Smith said Friday. "We haven't had anything else come in and just up and die."

Smith chose to shut the shelter after seemingly healthy dogs brought in separately by two men died within 48 hours.

"We'd never seen anything like that. Not that sudden," she said. "Never fine one day and gone the next."

Read more on the story from our news partners at the Chattanooga Times Free Press.

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