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Dozens Of Dogs Rescued From Staten Island Fire Now Up For Adoption

A Wide Variety Of Breeds And Ages Saved, Cared For And Now Available
Lina and a few dozen of her friends were rescued from a fire at a Staten Island home in August (Credit New York City Animal Care & Control)

Lina and a few dozen of her friends were rescued from a fire at a Staten Island home in August (Credit New York City Animal Care & Control)

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NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Life is changing for dozens of dogs who were rescued from a Staten Island house fire in August.

The 68 pooches were vaccinated and received medical care, according to Animal Care & Control of New York City.

Many of the dogs were in good condition when they were rescued. Others received medical attention at the center. All of the dogs were nurtured and attended to by the staff and volunteers at Animal Care & Control.

Among the rescued dogs were Shih Tzus, poodles, Maltese, Pomeranians, and Pekingese. The dogs range in age from puppies to seniors.

Pam and a few dozen of her friends were rescued from a fire at a Staten Island home in August (Credit New York City Animal Care & Control)

Pam and a few dozen of her friends were rescued from a fire at a Staten Island home in August (Credit New York City Animal Care & Control)

Some of the dogs have been adopted but a number of them are still available. Anyone interested in adopting can get more information from Animal Care & Control at adoption@nycacc.org.

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