Connolly was the consulting architect for this small-scale public facility, located at a prominent intersection. Its corner facade with large glass area in the lobby and dog-ear roof corner is designed to create visual interest and attract attention.
Concrete masonry and metal siding and roofing on the exterior provide durability as well as a welcoming appearance.
Inside, adoption rooms and yards allow potential adopters to safely interact with prospective family pets. Separate HVAC zones in the animal holding areas provide 12 air changes per hour to reduce the spread of disease, eliminate odors, and provide good air quality for visitors and staff.