Uganda SPCA: The NEW Haven, April-July 2022
Here's a pictorial update of the progress at the new Haven location since our last AKI Blog post about the USPCA on April 24.
April 27, construction workers began putting up the 8 new kennels:
By April 30, the 8 new kennels were in place (with the "airlock" system to prevent escapes when people enter or leave):
And the slab for the kitchen had been laid:
On May 22, the kitchen was being built:
By June 13, the frames to hold the roofs over the 8 new pens were in place:
On June 19, the wood burning stove was placed in the kitchen:
And the slab for the office/reception area was laid:
On July 6, the kitchen was completed:
By July 6, the roofs had been placed on the 8 new pens:
Also by July 6, concrete walls were in place, and once the existing pens at the "old" Haven can be dismantled, they will be placed here:
Several trees have been donated to the USPCA for use at the new location. Once the new Haven is completed, it will be a beautiful place for visitors, staff, and cats and dogs and it will be a great place to host events like this one, a birthday party for Leo, to which mom Birgitta invited USPCA shelter puppies:
On July 20, a day we've all been waiting for, the 1st dogs arrived at the USPCA's NEW Haven!