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Carmel woman leaves $9 million to animal shelters

Published On: Mar 31 2014 11:30:19 PM CDT   Updated On: Apr 01 2014 01:00:00 AM CDT
9 million left to animals

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$9 million left to animals

CARMEL, Calif. -

A well-known Carmel resident who passed away two years ago has made a very generous donation to three dog rescue organizations.

Two of them are located here on the central coast. The SPCA for Monterey County and the Animal Friends Rescue Project in Pacific grove will each receive $3 million from the Estate of Karen Renate Ruhmann.

The SPCA says they're very grateful for the generous donation and the dog adoption center will be named after Karen and her husband Lony.