Salem Animal Shelter Rescues Dogs From Tornado Areas In South

SALEM (CBS) – A Massachusetts animal shelter is pitching in to help some of the most helpless victims of the tornadoes in the south.

The Northeast Animal Shelter in Salem welcomed 38 puppies from one of the hardest hit areas of the south, Georgia.

Animal shelters are being swamped with strays from the twisters, so the Puppy Pipeline Rescue transported these pooches north to find new homes in New England.

The shelters down there are facing animals separated from their owners or their owners. Homes have been destroyed and they are pretty overwhelmend,” said Stephen Oakes, an adoption counselor at Northeast Animal Shelter.  “So, what we’ve done is to make extra space to get the puppies up here,”

The shelter will check out the health of the puppies. After that, the animals will be eligible for adoption in as little as 48 hours.

If you are interested in adopting on these dogs, the shelter’s phone number is 978-745-9888.


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