MADISON, N.J. (CBSNewYork) — Hundreds of pets have been left homeless after the devastating earthquakes in Puerto Rico, but now, after an incredibly long journey, a shelter in New Jersey is giving many of them a new life.

About 40 rescue dogs of all ages from Puerto Rico arrived at St. Hubert’s Animal Welfare Center in Madison, New Jersey, in January 2020. (Credit: CBS2)

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About 40 rescue dogs of all ages arrived at St. Hubert’s Animal Welfare Center in Madison over the weekend.

They traveled more than 1,000 miles from the earthquake-ravaged island. The animals are now ready to be adopted into forever homes.

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The effort was made possible by the nonprofits The Sato Project and Wings of Rescue.

“They’re already gone through a vetting process. They’ve already been treated clinically, so their chances for adoption are pretty great,” said Eric Larnick, with the Sato Project.

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The organizations also delivered supplies to the people of Puerto Rico.