Rescued dogs forced off farm may find new home
SOUTH WEST MIAMI-DADE, Fla. (WSVN) -- A group of stray dogs living at an animal rescue center on a farm, which were forced to move out, have found a hero, as a woman is offering to help.
Robbie Coy is the head of Sabbath Animal Rescue in Southwest Miami-Dade where many dogs call home. "Well, the county insists that we get a kennel license. In order to get a kennel license, my landlord would need an agriculture exemption, but after change and zoning, you loose that exemption. That's not going to happen. His only recourse after that is to evict us," said Coy.
Sharon Jacobson is the founder of the Clydey Foundation, a South Florida animal protection organization. Jacobson paid a visit to the shelter Thursday and plans to help the organization and its 110 dogs. "We will be helping them financially for whatever they need. We're going to come bring my mobile clinic in here. We're going to start spaying and neutering, whatever they need, " she said.
Candance Crawford lost her job, lost her home and is not able to take care of her three dogs, and she turned to the shelter for help. "These two have done nothing but thrive here. They feed them, they give them medicines, they bathe them. It's unbelievable how well they treat the animals here," said Crawford.
All the dogs at Sabbath Memorial Rescue Center are up for adoption, and those who know this place say that if it shuts down, more than likely, all these dogs would be put to sleep.
In the meantime, Animal Services has granted the shelter an extension until Oct. 1.
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