The Pet Tree House - Where Pets Are Family Too : WHS-WARL to Receive 20 Dogs from Flood-Stricken Louisiana: Scheduled to Arrive in DC on Sunday Afternoon, August 21st

Saturday, August 20, 2016

WHS-WARL to Receive 20 Dogs from Flood-Stricken Louisiana: Scheduled to Arrive in DC on Sunday Afternoon, August 21st

Washington, DC - The Washington Humane Society – Washington Animal Rescue League will receive 20 homeless dogs being transferred from flood-ravaged Louisiana.  The Louisiana SPCA along with the Humane Society of the United States are transferring dogs from shelters at or near capacity in Louisiana to make room for dogs displaced during the flooding.  

Dogs Transported to D.C. from Louisiana Shelters to Make Room for Flood Victims

WHAT:           Transfer of 20 dogs from Louisiana
    
WHERE:         The Washington Humane Society/Washington Animal Rescue                              League
                       71 Oglethorpe Street, NW
                       Washington, DC

WHEN:            Arrival of transport:  Sunday, August 21
                       Exact time TBD.  Arrival will be Sunday afternoon.

                       We will update you on better ETA Sunday morning.

                       Contact Matt Williams, WHS-WARL for detailed arrival                                         information

WHO:             Homeless dogs from Louisiana

TBD: (To be determined)

WHS-WARL: Intake Team

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
The Louisiana SPCA in partnership with The Humane Society of the United States contacted WHS-WARL to assist in relieving crowded conditions at shelters in the flood-stricken areas of Louisiana.  WHS-WARL will receive current shelter residents from the Louisiana shelters to make room for pets made homeless by the flooding situations in the area.

About Washington Animal Rescue League/Washington Humane Society (WARL-WHS)
The Washington Humane Society -Washington Animal Rescue League combined organization cares for more than 60,000 animals annually. The broad range of programs offered include: rescue and adoption, humane law enforcement, low-cost veterinary services, animal care & control, behavior and training, spay-neuter services, humane education, and many others.  Operating four animal-care facilities in Washington, D.C., the organization occupies a significant footprint in the District, and serves as a resource to current pet guardians and prospective adopters across the region. 

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