Shelter offered for animals stranded in flooding
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NORTH FORT MYERS, Fla. - The recent rainfall is making it difficult for animal owners in North Fort Myers. Under the state of emergency declaration announced today, the Lee Civic Center will be open as a shelter for large farm animals. The news comes as a relief to Pete Labarge, owner of PWR Stables in North Fort Myers, whose property is underwater.
- Use Gate #2 off of Old Bayshore Rd to access the Civic Center.
- Current coggins paper must be presented for each horse at time of entry.
- Owners are responsible for the care of their animals and cleaning of stalls daily.
- Animals must stay in assigned stalls; arenas may be used for exercise areas only.
- Gate #2 will be open between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. for care of animals.