spca tampa bay hurricane sally rescue

SPCA Tampa Bay Rescues Animals from Hurricanes Laura and Sally Update

LARGO, Fla. – SPCA Tampa Bay collaborated with the Louisiana SPCA and animal welfare agencies in the Panhandle and Louisiana to transport 78 dogs and cats to Tampa Bay in the last three weeks. The adoptable animals were in shelters that were impacted by Hurricane Laura and Sally.

spca tampa bay hurricane sally rescue

As of Wednesday, September 23, 21 of the 30 dogs rescued in Louisiana have been adopted and placed in Tampa Bay communities. Currently, there’s seven dogs still on the adoption floor. Three of the 20 dogs rescued from the Panhandle have been adopted and four are on the adoption floor. In addition,

11 cats are ready for adoption from the Panhandle rescue last Friday.

More animals may be cleared for adoption after thorough medical evaluations and treatment by SPCA Tampa Bay. To learn more about these rescued animals log on to spcatampabay.org. For more information please contact Eric Keaton at ekeaton@spcatampabay.org and 813-400-0748.

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