Ani-Care inks deal with Nyssa for new animal shelter, moving from Ontario

This shop on a piece of property owned by the city of Nyssa will be the new home for the county's only animal shelter. (The Enterprise/Pat Caldwell).

NYSSA – The area’s only animal shelter will move across the county after a decision by the Nyssa City Council last week.

The council agreed to a pact with Ani-Care Animal Shelter that allows the operation to relocate to a piece of city property by the end of the month.

Now, the nonprofit animal shelter is at 55 N.E. 2nd Ave. in Ontario, near the big water tower. The shelter, which focuses on relocating stray and owner-abandoned animals to new homes, will occupy an acre of land with an old shop at 200 East Locust in Nyssa.

“We had a piece of ground . . .