Smithtown plans dog run for canines housed at animal shelter

Sue Hansen, Town of Smithtown Animal Shelter director, says an area on town land behind the East Main Street facility is being considered as a run where dogs can play and exercise. Nov. 30, 2016 (Credit: Ed Betz)

Conditions for dogs awaiting adoption at the Town of Smithtown Animal Shelter may soon improve with construction of a dog run.

Shelter director Sue Hansen said town officials and volunteers recently toured a possible location, a shrubby area on town land behind the East Main Street shelter.

“It looks like the town is supporting it,” Hansen said, adding that in coming weeks a plan for...

Fuente: NEWSDAY