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In the first wave of many more to come, Seattle Humane took in 21 pets Wednesday from animal rescue groups in Texas following Hurricane Harvey.
Seattle Humane has offered to take 200 cats and 100 dogs from areas affected by flooding from the disaster. On Wednesday afternoon, 35 dogs arrived at Boeing Field. Seattle Humane took 21 animals to their Bellevue shelter, where they will be placed for adoption; PAWS took in the rest of the dogs.
One of the things that is happening right now is Houston area shelters are offloading their displaced animals to shelters out of the area, clearing up space so they can rescue more pets in the weeks ahead. This first round of pets were housed in the San Antonio area.
“The idea is to clear out the shelters in San Antonio and Dallas so that folks in Texas …
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