The last dog that was displaced by Superstorm Sandy and living in a temporary shelter on Long Island has been relocated, but there is no shortage of prospective parents for Bruno the Rottweiler.
Nassau’s emergency pet shelter will officially close its doors Friday. But as of midnight on Monday, the pets will all be officially placed in the custody of Nassau’s SPCA.
Some 280 animals have been cared for at the facility since the storm hit. About half of them, though, remain at the shelter, waiting to be claimed.
While they would rather stay with their pets, many New Yorkers are taking advantage of the services of the Emergency Boarding Center in the Bedford-Stuyvesant section of Brooklyn until they’re back on their feet.
A $500,000 grant from celebrity chef Rachael Ray has made it possible for the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals to set up a shelter for pets displaced by Superstorm Sandy.
A group of victims of the recent Midwest and Southern tornadoes have arrived in Fairfield, N.J. Matted and scared, the orphaned dogs were flown in from shelters in Kentucky.