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Geauga Humane Society's Rescue Village is working to help animals affected by Hurricane Harvey

Posted at 1:29 PM, Aug 29, 2017

The Geauga Humane Society's Rescue Village is working to help animals stuck in shelters in Texas and Louisiana that have been flooded as a result of Hurricane Harvey.

Rescue Village's partner shelters are working to transport animals, but are unsure of how long it will take for them to arrive. The Rescue Village is in touch with the Houston SPCA and others with the offer to help, opening its doors to animals in need of life-saving support.

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"This is a complex situation on the ground, including the crucial efforts to reunite animals with their owners," said Hope Brustein, Executive Director of Rescue Village. "There will no doubt be a large number of dogs and cats who need to find safe haven and new homes far outside the flood zones."

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Rescue Village took in and rehomed dogs from shelters affected by flooding in Louisiana last year. Their goal is to help in the same way this year, saving and giving new homes to dogs and cats affected by Hurricane Harvey.

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