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July 22, 2019

Animals from Hurricane Zones Among Those Available for Adoption

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Posted: Thursday, September 14, 2017 12:00 am

Tony La Russa’s Animal Rescue Foundation (ARF), along with partners from the East Bay SPCA and Berkeley Humane received a cross-country flight filled with animals evacuated from Humane Society of Broward County. The approximately 150 dogs and cats were previously up for adoption at the Ft. Lauderdale facility.

“We received a call from our rescue partner in Florida early Tuesday when it became clear that this massive storm could cause catastrophic damage to their area,” said Elena Bicker, executive director of ARF. “By clearing shelter space, they can better respond to recovery efforts and focus on reuniting any local owners and pets who may be displaced by the storm.”

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