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What’s next for proposed pet adoption center in Washington Twp.?

A new pet adoption facility is nearing the finish line for approval in Washington Twp., as trustees are expected to vote on the approval for the facility’s plans tonight at a trustee meeting.

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SICSA, a non-profit pet adoption center and animal shelter is looking to build a 27,000 square-foot building, proposed on Washington Church Road, north of Lyons Road and overlooking Interstate 675. Zoning commission members approved final development plans in July.

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The facility would house a total of 73 kennels and space for about 100 cats. The facility would be sound proof to protect both the animals and nearby residents.

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According to applications submitted to the township, SICSA has rescued and adopted over 7,500 animals over the last two years. They’ve also performed over 6,900 spays and neuters over the same time period.

SICSA has a location at 2600 Wilmington Pike in Kettering. That facility is expected to remain open.

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