Sevier County to work with city managers to open temporary animal shelter

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Sevier County officials announced Tuesday they have voted to move forward with the cities of Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge and Sevierville to operate a temporary animal shelter until a permanent solution is found.

Pets Without Parents, the main shelter in Sevier County since last summer, announced it would close on July 1. The Sevier County Humane Society offered assistance in April to help with overcrowding.

Sevier County spokesperson Perrin Anderson says the county mayor will begin working with city managers to have a temporary shelter open as soon as possible.

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