South Jersey Animal Shelters Take in Dogs Displaced by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma

Photo: Burlington County Freeholder Director Bruce Garganio at Burlington County Animal Shelter

Despite the thousands of miles between Florida, Texas and South Jersey, two local animal shelters have lent support to those affected by the storms.

With worries of shelters being overcrowded by pets displaced by the storm, animal refuge organizations across the country coordinated to find new homes for the animals already housed in Texas and Florida shelters.

Burlington County Animal Shelter (BCAS) took in 10 dogs displaced by Hurricane Harvey, and Camden County Animal Shelter (CCAS) took in five dogs from both Florida and Texas. BCAS’s dogs were officially put up for adoption on Sunday, and eight have already been adopted.

For information about how to adopt one of the dogs displaced by these hurricanes, click here or here.

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