Delaware County SPCA denies Council’s request to extend animal control services

    The Delaware County SPCA held firm on its stance Monday when it denied County Council its request for the SPCA to extend its animal control services beyond the set deadline.

    Animal control will end June 30 as part of the Delco SPCA’s plan to become a no-kill shelter.

    Councilwoman Councilman Mario Civera says the Council is “disappointed” by the decision, which has been making headlines since early this year. The two sides were set to meet today, as the Delaware County Daily Times reports, to discuss the matter.

    The SPCA said extending the service timeline would threaten the organization’s sustainability and could place it in violation of “state charitable solicitation laws and regulations.”

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