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Humane Society of Marion County

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A tragic situation in Marion County, Texas has turned into triump for a couple of four legged friends. The double murder suicide that was reported has a happy ending. Two dogs were let out of that house just before it was set on fire. And now the Humane Society of Marion County is trying to find a home for one of the dogs. Today they broke ground on a new facility that's been in the works for seven years. "We're going to have all those good things that going to make the animals a little happier, our work a little easier," said Caroline Wedding, President and Director of the Humane Society of Marion County. The new facility for the non-profit will cost about $175 thousand dollars to build, all of it donated along with labor.  
Right now the shelter is the home for one of two dogs that were let out that home that was destroyed by fire where that apparent double murder suicide had taken place. Wedding says, "the boxer has been turned over to a friend of the family to care for that had interacted with the dog and the dog knew him." The other dog is a Border Collie named Lady Bug, who still needs a home. She says that fire could have also been tragic for the animals. "He turned those dogs out before anything could happen to them, and bless him for that," Wedding said. If you want to donate to the humane society of Marion county their web site is www.hsmctexes.Org, there you'll find several ways you can contribute.

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