Rhode Island SPCA temporarily closed for adoptions due to zoonotic illnesses

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EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) — The Rhode Island SPCA announced on Saturday that it will be temporarily closed for adoptions for the next ten days.

It is however, still open to the public for applications and other services.

The agency said the closure is a precautionary measure due to zoonotic illnesses and quarantine purposes.

They did not elaborate on what disease they are dealing with, nor did they give the number of animals impacted.

According to the Rhode Island SPCA, anyone who has an approved application for an adoption will receive a rain check for the promotional pricing for the Bissell Pet Foundation Empty the Shelter event, which will be honored until Oct 31st.

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