Dozens more animals displaced by Irma arrive in Ohio

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — The Toledo Area Humane Society says it has received 32 dogs and 28 cats that had to be moved out of Florida ahead of Hurricane Irma.

Officials say the animals came from a shelter in Bradenton, Florida, that had to make room for any animals they might need to take in after the storm. They arrived in Toledo on Sunday, and officials say some of them have already found homes.

The Toledo Blade reports that many of the adult dogs went home with foster families Sunday evening after the group put out a call to volunteers.

More than 160 animals were previously flown into Columbus ahead of the storm, and 12 of those were taken in by the Toledo humane society.

 

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