Animal shelter needs adoption help
HIALEAH, Fla. (WSVN) -- A South Florida animal shelter is asking for the public's help to adopt pets as their shelter deals with overcrowding.
Gigi's Rescue located on 260 West 24th Street in Hialeah had over 100 rescued dogs living in their shelter. "You know people would call and say, 'Please, can you save this one,' and we just did too much," said Gisela Tacao.
Tacao said the dogs that would be euthanized and killed at other shelters were much better off at her shelter, and she just could not turn them away. "The warehouse has a backyard, and they spent the day playing outside and playing inside, and obviously we don't have the manpower and the money that they have to provide everything that the dogs need," said Tacao.
Fifty dogs of all ages have been rescued again and were taken to the Tri-County Humane Society in Boca Raton Tuesday afternoon. "What I see is the long nails, but for the most part, they look OK," said Animal Rescuer Cira Leslie, "a little skinny, but we are going to have medical help for all of them, and they are all going to have wonderful homes after that."
Tacao said, "It's all about the dogs. We want for them to find good homes."
Some of the dogs who have parasites will be quarantined for 10 day, and will then be checked by doctors before they can find a home.
If you would like to adopt a dog click here: http://www.tricountyhumane.org/.
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