Newspaper article The Canadian Press

About 26 Rescue Dogs Travel from Shelters Texas to N.S. to Find Homes

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

About 26 Rescue Dogs Travel from Shelters Texas to N.S. to Find Homes

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Rescue dogs travel to N.S. from Texas

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HALIFAX - Dozens of stray dogs facing uncertain futures in storm-damaged Texas are now settling into foster homes in Nova Scotia.

Volunteers with the Save A Life Canada Animal Rescue Society arrived in Dartmouth late Tuesday with a van load of rescue dogs from high-kill shelters in the San Antonio area.

Rescue director Becki Carpenter said the 26 dogs were already in shelters before hurricane Harvey hit last month, but she wanted to ensure that dogs in the outlying areas were not forgotten about.

"It is an absolute fabulous feeling to know that they're here, they're free, they're not at risk of being put to sleep anymore," she said.

The dogs will remain with their foster families for the next two weeks while the group begins processing adoption applications for permanent homes. …

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