From The Star, OSPCA to euthanize 350 animals at York Region shelter:
Approximately 350 dogs, cats, rats and other small animals – will be put down over the next two or three days after an attempt to contain the fungal infection failed, said the society's chief executive officer Kate MacDonald.
As police and security guards monitored the scene, allowing only OSPCA personnel through Monday night, MacDonald confirmed Newmarket shelter manager Denise Stephenson was fired 10 days ago. “It was due to protocols breaking down,” she said when asked if Stephenson was fired because of the outbreak. “An outbreak like this is containable when protocols are followed.
And from CBC News, York shelter to euthanize hundreds of animals:
An OSPCA official said the fact that the ringworm had spread to rabbits was of particular concern. The official said it meant the ringworm was jumping to species not normally susceptible to the disease. There was also concern the ringworm could be passed to humans.
And from The Sun, Ringworm forces killing of 350 animals:
OSPCA spokesman Rosaline Ryan told the Sun Monday night that the animals — including 60 dogs — “need to be humanely euthanized,” after ringworm tore through the Woodbine Ave. shelter. Two turtles are the only creatures that won’t be put down, she said.