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    Kathryn Hurst, an employee at the Animal Refuge League of Greater Portland, holds Gus, a two-year-old Guinea pig who was surrendered to the shelter

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    Opal, a 4-year-old mixed breed, prances in an outdoor pen at Animal Refuge League of Greater Portland while being watched by the shelter’s canine team lead Faith Paglierani. Opal was surrendered for lack of pet-friendly housing.

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    Seraphina, a 7-year-old female, stands at the edge of her cage at Animal Refuge League of Greater Portland where her owners surrendered her. She was surrendered because the owners were moving. Maine shelters are seeing an increase in pet surrenders this year due to lack of pet-friendly housing options and pet owners who adopted during the pandemic who now realize they can't take care of pets.

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    Opal, a 4-year-old mix-breed dog, plays with a toy in an outdoor pen at Animal Refuge League of Greater Portland.

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    Nina, a 9-year-old mix-breed dog, receives a treat from canine team lead Faith Pagliera in an outdoor pen at Animal Refuge League of Greater Portland on Tuesday.

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    Nina, a 9-year-old mix-breed dog, cools off in a wading pool in an outdoor pen at Animal Refuge League of Greater Portland.

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    Harley, a 1-year-old parakeet, perches on Kathryn Hurst's shoulder at Animal Refuge League of Greater Portland where the bird's owners surrendered her.

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    Ripley, a 6-year-old female cat, peers from her cage at Animal Refuge League of Greater Portland where her owners surrendered her. She was surrendered for medical issues, not because of housing issues.

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