There is an influx of dogs in Siouxland as dogs from South Carolina arrived recently.
The Siouxland Humane Society took in seven dogs from animal shelters and rescue groups displaced by the hurricane.
The dogs traveled 1300 miles before arriving in Sioux City Monday afternoon.
“Its much better of course for the animals that they don’t end up euthanized in these shelters, unfortunately in these southern states with these flood and hurricane situations a lot of animals get euthanized and if we can help, that’s what we’re here for,” Jerry Dominiack, Executive Director of the Siouxland Humane Society.
The dogs have been checked over by a veterinarian and getting ready for an adoption the last couple days, and they are now waiting for new homes.
“Our hearts go out those affected by this catastrophe,” said Kelly Erie, the volunteer manager. “Animals are affected just as much as people. We are looking for families that can help provide love and lots of TLC. Or some would even say be willing to open their hearts and homes for a pet to be able to start their next adventure with. Or help be a part of their next chapter.”
Visit the Siouxland Humane Society’s website to learn more and see who is needing a home.