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Animal foster help needed


Last updated 3/25/2020 at 12:05pm

The Pet Animal Care Facilities Act (PACFA), a program administered by the Colorado Department of Agriculture (CDA), has passed a temporary emergency rule exemption in response to the outbreak of the COVID-19 virus. 

The rule, passed during a special emergency meeting of the Colorado Ag Commission, will permit approved facilities to transfer pet animals to a foster care provider without first conducting a home inspection for the next 120 days.

The outbreak of the COVID-19 virus has resulted in both an increase in pet animals being transferred to shelters, sanctuaries and rescues, and a sho...

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