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Homeless Shelter Becomes More Pet Friendly

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A homeless shelter in the Gallatin Valley is becoming more pet friendly.

Last month, PetSmart installed an aquarium at Family Promise, an organization that helps homeless and low-income families get back on their feet.

Now, the non-profit has received approval to build an on-site dog and cat kennel. Families who stay at the shelter for 90 days or less will be able to keep their pets with them during difficult times.

"It makes me feel really good because for a lot of the people we help, their pets are part of their family," said Gloria Edwards, Family Promise Executive Director. "It means a lot for our families to be able to hang on to their pet."

Edwards said the Bozeman facility was one of two Family Promise homes in the nation chosen for an on-site pet kennel.

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