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Houston SPCA coordinated animal rescue efforts during hurricane aftermath

Posted Aug. 31, 2017 | Last updated Sept. 18, 2017

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The City of Fort Worth Animal Care & Control supported the efforts of the City of Houston SPCA, the lead agency for animal-related disaster rescue, relief and resources in the Houston region.

All animal rescue organizations and volunteers that want to assist in Hurricane Harvey relief efforts should call the Houston SPCA disaster hotline at 713-861-3010 to find out how they can best help.

People can help by donating to the Houston SPCA or by donating time and money to local organizations that help find homes for those pets that do not get reunited with their owners.

Fort Worth was one of a few locations where owners and their pets could co-locate at an emergency shelter. Pets were kept just outside the building entrance in air conditioned tents where they received free care, food and veterinary services.

Visit the Houston SPCA website for more information on their efforts.

For more information on Fort Worth and Tarrant County’s work to assist with Hurricane Harvey, please visit FWHelpForHarvey.com for the latest.

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