Texas animal shelters are dealing with a large influx of displaced animals due to Hurricane Harvey, and now five Bay Area rescue groups are looking to help.
A plane full of animals arrived from Texas into Oakland Sunday, waiting to be adopted by locals, thanks to a donation.
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“We’re taking over 70 dogs and cats that are available and don’t have owners, to make room for the devastated dogs that can be hopefully reunited with their families at some point,” said Muttville Senior Dog Rescue volunteer Patty Stanton.
Mad Dog Rescue, The Milo Foundation, Muttville Senior Dog Rescue and the San Francisco SPCA will each take a number of the newly arrived animals into their shelters and foster homes, ready to be adopted in the coming days, Stanton said.
The groups paired with Austin Pets Alive in Texas and coordinated …
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