The number of home foreclosures in Mesa County is up, and with it, so is the number of pets being surrendered at County Animal Services and the Roice Hurst Humane Society.
According to the Mesa County Public Trustee, the number of county home foreclosures filed so far this year is up fourteen-percent, compared to the same time last year.
County Animal Services and the Roice Hurst Humane Society say it's a heartbreaking scenario, often with few options.
Both agencies say if you do have to give up your pet, make sure you try to make arrangements ahead of time.
KKCO firmly believes in freedom of speech for all and we are happy to provide this forum for the community to share opinions and facts. We ask that commenters keep it clean, keep it truthful, stay on topic and be responsible. Comments left here do not necessarily represent the viewpoint of KKCO 11News.powered by Disqus
Viewers with disabilities can get assistance accessing this station's FCC Public Inspection File by contacting the station with the information listed below. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, 888-835-5322 (TTY), or email@example.com.