The Forgotten Dogs of Helena

Those who were outraged by an Arkansas mayor’s decision to set shelter animals loose in a town forest will be saddened to learn that the situation has not improved. Given that more than two years have passed, I fear that these poor animals may have been forgotten by the rest of the world.


Those who were outraged by an Arkansas mayor’s decision to set shelter animals loose in a town forest will be saddened to learn that the situation has not improved with time. Given that more than two years have passed, I fear that these poor animals may have been forgotten by the rest of the world.

Well meaning animal lovers are trying to feed the strays, but the writing is on the wall: if someone does not capture these dogs matters will only get worse. In an interview with News 3, Kate Freres with the Humane Society of the Delta expresses frustration at the lack of local resources available to animals – in fact, as you’ll learn, there are none at all.

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