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W.Va. shelter closed by distemper to reopen

Jan. 03, 2013 @ 11:29 AM

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The Kanawha-Charleston Humane Association shelter is reopening following an outbreak of distemper.

Executive director Donna Clark tells media outlets that employees and volunteers have been cleaning the shelter since it closed Dec. 19.

The shelter will resume adoptions Thursday. It has been accepting new animals for several days.