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Pet Care Center for the Homeless Opens on Skid Row

The center will provide free food, leashes and collars to homeless pet owners

Homeless pet owners on Skid Row can now find free food, leashes and collars for their cats and dogs.

Starting this week, the Downtown Dog Rescue will operate a weekly pet resource center on Skid Row. Volunteers will hand out free pet care essentials every Wednesday at the Inner City Law Center, a non-profit law firm downtown, NBC4's media partner KPCC reported.

It's a project Lori Weise, the president of DDR, said is the first of its kind.

"This is just our small part," she said.

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