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Shelter director Nancy Rose pets a dog at the Colville Valley Animal Sanctuary on Jan. 7. Rose, a full-time shelter volunteer, says the sanctuary found homes for about 800 animals last year.
A group of horses, subject of several complaints to the Stevens County Sheriff’s Office, stands separated from food on property near Colville on Jan. 7.
Puppies peer out from their pen at the Colville Valley Animal Sanctuary on Jan. 7.