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One Tail At A Time Looking For Dog Foster Homes After Ceiling Caves In At Training Center

The animal shelter needs to find long-term foster homes for dogs who would normally reside at the training center.

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CHICAGO — One Tail at a Time is raising money and looking for long-term foster homes after part of is training center was damaged over the weekend.

On Sunday, the staff at the animal shelter found a portion of the ceiling had caved in, sending concrete into one of the dog kennels, according to a Facebook post. No animals or people were injured, but “our space is not safe” and dogs had to be immediately moved out, according to the group.

By the end of the day, every dog at the center, 3927 N. Elston Ave., had been moved into a temporary foster home and most of the mess had been cleaned up, according to a Facebook post. Enough money was also donated that the shelter was “not nervous about short-term placements.”

But the center will be “out of commission for a while,” meaning the shelter needs long-term foster homes for the dogs who would normally reside there, according to the group.

People who could foster one of the animals are asked to email More information about fostering through the shelter is available online.

People can also donate online to One Tail at a Time. It is a non-profit and donations are tax-deductible.

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