More than 100 dogs and cats arrived in San Diego County Monday from a shelter in Louisiana, where the operators are clearing out space to house animals rescued from Texas and Louisiana in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey. After the devastation of Hurricane Katrina, which left 250,000 animals killed or without a home, the Pets Evacuation and Transportation Standards Act of 2006 was introduced to ensure the protection of animals in natural disasters, but its effectiveness is yet to be seen.
To help the pets displaced by Hurricane Harvey, you can donate to any of these groups.
The SPCA contacted local shelters along the coast to let them know they had room for 300 animals, Davies said. The humane society will partner with the Houston SPCA and a group of animal welfare organizations to rescue and reunite stranded pets with their families.
In San Antonio, the city has taken the lead in handling the needs of adoption centers and evacuees from Alvin, Houston and other flooded areas. The organizations are working to fly dogs and cats that were already in Texas shelters before the storm to other centers out-of-state.
The shelter will provide people with all the supplies needed to care for the dogs.
Almost 30 cats and dogs from Louisiana have been transported to Atlanta in order to provide space in shelters near the Hurricane Harvey storm zone.
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It also restricts the bond negotiation that the Venezuelan State has, as well as the payment of dividends for them. Several prominent opposition mayors have also been removed or ordered arrested by the pro-government supreme court.
The Austin Humane Society said it took in 62 animals over the weekend, sending about 60 animals to foster volunteers.
In order for an out-of-state agency to assist in a federal disaster area, there has to be an official request from the appropriate agency or emergency official.
Community's help neededAs Pets Alive welcomes the new dogs, they will need help from the community.
A Quad Cities animal shelter is hoping to provide a home for dogs affected by Hurricane Harvey, but they need your help with the dogs they now have.
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