Can You Help? Animals Moved From Harvey Zone Need Forever Homes

WASHINGTON — A bunch of animals taken out of Texas and Louisiana shelters before Hurricane Harvey will be available for adoption this weekend in the D.C. area.

The homeless dogs and cats were brought here in order to make room in the shelters for animals displaced by or lost in the storm.

About 100 animals arrived at Last Chance Animal Rescue, in Waldorf, on Aug. 31, and even more arrived later.

The pups and kitties have been living with temporary foster families, and now it’s time to find them forever homes.

Many will be available for adoption at the PuppyPalooza event happening Saturday from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. at the Columbia, Maryland, PetSmart, on Snowden Square Drive.

You can see photos of the group’s adoptable dogs and when they’re expected to be available for adoption on the Last Chance Facebook page.

Last Chance says the final list of animals that will attend PuppyPalooza will be posted on their Facebook page Friday evening.

If you’re interested in adopting, the group encourages you to submit an application in advance.

Last Chance Animal Rescue is also stepping up to help clear shelters in the wake of Hurricane Irma. On Friday, the group expects to receive about 120 cats that had been living in Florida shelters before the storm made landfall there.

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