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San Antonio Humane Society saves 100+ animals from Florida shelters regardless of being at capability – KSAT San Antonio

SAN ANTONIO – At the least 4 animal shelters from Escambia County in Florida reached out to San Antonio Humane Society for assist.

“They known as us,” stated Luci Almanza, public relations affiliate for the San Antonio Humane Society. “We stated, ‘Sure, we (would) love to assist.’”

The animals arrived late Monday evening, however the preparations started final week.

“Oh, my gosh. We simply welcomed round 70 canines and 35 cats,” Almanza stated.

Shelter operations needed to be modified as a result of it’s now at capability.

“We even have as much as 4 (canines) per kennel proper now, in order that allowed us to unlock our house right here in our Kennel D,” Almanza stated. “And we additionally opened up our annex space, and there’s additionally an overflow of our cats in our medical constructing.”

Though house is tight, Almanza stated this is not going to disrupt the Humane Society’s native consumption due partially to volunteers stepping as much as meet the demand.

“Our mission is at all times to assist our neighborhood right here in San Antonio, and as effectively (as) attempt to do our greatest after we get these telephone calls proper from our rescue companions,” Almanza stated. “Our volunteers (have) labored across the clock since Friday. They registered early to stroll them, bathe them, simply getting them checked out.”

Almanza stated stated financial donations are at all times welcome as a result of they assist cowl prices of journey, vaccinations and medical care. At present, extra provides are wanted for the pets, as some might require further medical consideration.

“For provides, we do want moist canned meals, calming sprays for our pups as they’re a bit pressured,” Almanza stated. “However in fact, the bedding, the toys treats, leashes, beds, towels, all of that actually goes a good distance in serving to us present one of the best care that we are able to.”

Adoptions for some pets may start as early as Friday.

“As soon as these pets can be found for adoption, we actually would love our households and our neighborhood (in) San Antonio, to open up their houses, their hearts to those Florida pets,” Almanza stated.

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