SAN DIEGO (KGTV) – Four members from the Helen Woodward Animal Center are heading to Texas to assist in animal relief efforts following the devastation wrought by Hurricane Harvey.
The staff members left Thursday for the Lone Star Convention Center in Conroe, Texas, where they will meet with the rescue organization Operation Pets Alive, a non-profit organization working to reduce killing in shelters.
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In Houston, hundreds of orphan dogs and cats have been pulled from the damaged shelters and need a new place to stay while they wait for their forever home, according to the animal center. 
“You look at all of those faces and know that their stay at the shelter was meant to be temporary,” Jennifer Shorey, Helen Woodward’s director of operations, said. “It was supposed to lead them to forever homes. But when something as …