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Pandemic Pals: How these local animal groups are helping Forsyth County’s furry friends find forever homes
The Forsyth County Animal Shelter had to come up with an adoption plan when the COVID-19 pandemic forced the facility to close. - photo by Kelly Whitmire
When the pandemic began, like many government buildings, the Forsyth County Animal Shelter closed to the public and temporarily halted the typical adoption process, instead going to foster and foster-to-adoption methods before opening adoptions through an online screening process, which Shelter Manager Cindy Iacopella said started with a “matchmaking form.”