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KNAPP SCHMIDT ARCHITECTS - ANIMAL SHELTERS & HUMANE SOCIETIES

Harlingen Humane Society:
Harlingen, TX

5,700 square feet
Masonry building

Harlingen Humane Society can hold up to 125 animals, as well as housing animal adoption viewing rooms, adoption kennels, and a large education classroom. The facility also provides a night drop-off kennel, bulk food storage rooms, outdoor kennels, and separate medical exam and isolation wards.


Nantucket MSPCA:
Nantucket, MA

8,500 square feet
Wood frame, wood siding

This branch of the Massachusetts Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals serves as an animal shelter and wildlife rehabilitation facility, as well as a four-exam-room veterinary hospital with boarding and grooming services.

The bird in the photograph above is an auk recovering from a broken wing.


Milwaukee Area Domestic
Animal Control
Commission:
Milwaukee, WI

17,000 square feet

The masonry building is a combined effort of 19 municipal governments. Features include 180 dog kennels, four cat condo wards, bathing and treatment areas, public space, separate administrative areas, garage space for five vehicles, and an interior incinerator.


Muscatine Humane Society:
Muscatine, IA

7,100 square feet

The new 175-animal-capacity facility for the Muscatine Humane Society was completed in 1996. The masonry building has exterior painted accent bands and quarry tile floors throughout the interior high-traffic areas.The animal housing wings are organized around a central administration and reception area which allows for future expansion.