San Francisco’s Animal Care is closing to the public two days a week for the first time in its history, starting today, officials said.

The 24-year-old shelter will be closed Sundays and Mondays, and keep only a limited number of staff members on duty to handle animal emergencies.

The shelter will not accept owner surrendered animals, issue dog licenses or commercial dog walker permits, provide lost pet services or adopt animals on Sundays and Mondays.

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