Humane Society Welcomes 15 Dogs From Areas Affected By Hurricane Michael
Update by the San Diego Humane Society
Source: Santa Barbara Humane Society
On Friday, October 19th the Santa Barbara Humane Society will receive fifteen dogs transferred from shelters in Florida impacted by Hurricane Michael.
The San Diego Humane Society, in collaboration with the Humane Society of the United States arranged for a transfer of 93 dogs from three shelters located in Florida. The transfer of these dogs will allow St Joseph Bay Humane Society, Escambia County Animal Services, and Humane Society of Bay County space for animals displaced due to Hurricane Michael.
Employees from the Santa Barbara Humane Society will drive two cargo vans to San Diego to pick up the animals on Friday morning. The employees, along with the fifteen dogs, will arrive back at the Santa Barbara Humane Society sometime Friday night. The dogs will be quarantined until they undergo health and behavioral exams, at which point they will become adoptable.