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‘COVID dogs’ overwhelm Whatcom shelter, face increasing euthanasia rates

The problem is compounded by pets brought to the Humane Society from outside the county

A dog with heterochromatia peering through the gaps of his holding.
A dog with heterochromatia (two different colored eyes) waits to be put up for adoption Dec. 1 after being surrendered by its owner to Whatcom Humane Society. (Isaac Stone Simonelli/Cascadia Daily News)
By Isaac Stone Simonelli Enterprise/Investigations Reporter
Stephen Frostick reached down and scooped up Roxie, a bright-eyed chihuahua mix, at the Whatcom Huma

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