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Rescue groups, foster homes step up to help Chicago shelter animals at risk of euthanasia

CHICAGO - Nearly a dozen dogs got a break from shelter life and were checked into a pet hotel recently to free up kennels at Chicago's animal shelter, which was on the verge of considering euthanizing dogs for space.

Friends of Chicago Animal Care and Control, a nonprofit group, answered the urgent call for help and committed to paying about $1,500 for 11 dogs to be boarded at the

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