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The building has been designed so that more kennels can be added. But the staff doesn’t think they will be needed because they expect adoption rates to increase between 30 and 40 percent.
 
Friday, January 11, 2019
 

STORY AND PHOTOS BY KAREN BOSSICK

John Lundin, one of the valley’s resident historians, notes that someone brought a load of cats from Salt Lake City to the Wood River Valley in 1882, selling them to the miners who made up the bulk of the population for $5 each.

“That was a lot of money at the time,” he said.

Cats—and dogs—are still in demand. Boiseans and other out-of-towners have been known to keep track of animals on Mountain Humane’s website, dropping everything at a moment’s notice to stake their claim.

 
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This room will be transformed with kennels next week.
 

Here are a few more pictures from the Mountain Humane campus under construction:

 
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Mountain Humane is an adoption-guaranteed shelter so dogs and cats are welcome back for any reason,” said Brooke Bonner. But trainers offer online consultation to address questions from out-of-state families.
 

 
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Central Park boasts a little black fire hydrant that will spray dogs and children with water in summer.
 

 
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The Mountain Humane campus boasts solar panels that are expected to save $40,000 to $50,000 a year in heating costs. “We’d have to register as a public utility if we had any more panels,” said Brooke Bonner.
 
 

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