FORT LAUDERDALE (CBSMiami) – Dozens of dogs and cats from Louisiana were brought to Broward up of Hurricane Ida’s accomplishment and volition beryllium enactment up for adoption.
Around 4 a.m. Sunday, 36 dogs and 12 cats arrived astatine the Broward Humane Society aft traveling much than 800 miles.
“I instrumentality the animals that are going to get euthanized, possibly, oregon beryllium successful disasters similar this, and I spot them travel to shelters that person precocious adoption rates, similar the Humane Society of Broward County,” said Laura Taylor, proprietor of Loving Friends Transport.
It was a astir 24-hour trek. The animals were brought to South Florida from 4 antithetic shelters successful the way of Hurricane Ida.
“It was halt and spell the full way,” Taylor says, “But what was encouraging was everybody evacuating had pets successful their cars. I saw tons and tons of carnal crates, truthful they really took their pets with them this time, which was precise encouraging.”
“We saw what happened aft Hurricane Katrina and the devastation that the residents faced and what the pets faced, truthful we wanted to scope retired and marque definite that the shelters that we enactment with, if they needed help, we were present to supply assistance for them,” says Cherie Wachter with the Broward Humane Society.
They partnered with Greater Good Charities to marque this happen. Wachter says it is worthy it to spot the animals retired of harm’s way, and soon they volition beryllium acceptable for a family.
“We volition springiness them clip to rest, get immoderate vaccinations they need, and, hopefully, wrong the adjacent 2 to 5 days they volition beryllium disposable for adoption,” she said.
If you are funny successful adopting, caput to humanebroward.com to capable retired a signifier and marque an appointment.