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South Suburban Humane Society introduces community to game-changing new facility

The South Suburban Humane Society's move from a cramped building next to railroad tracks in Chicago Heights to a spacious new facility next to prairie land in Matteson is a game changer, according to SSHS board member Heather McNitt.

She was giving tours of the new shelter on Saturday, June 11, and "game changer" was her refrain while introducing each feature: adoption rooms, kennels designed for easy cleaning, a meet-and-greet room inside and a fenced patio meet-and-greet space outside, a cat room with adjoining outside "catio," a walking trail through open prairie . . .

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