Orange County

Looking to adopt? Orlando shelter rescues 28 dogs from Elsa’s path

ORLANDO, Fla. — Pet Alliance of Greater Orlando helped rescue 28 dogs from facing the brunt of Hurricane Elsa this week.

The shelter said workers drove to Dixie County to rescue more than two dozen dogs that were being housed in overcrowded kennels open to the elements.

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“Now, over a dozen pups and a handful of adult dogs are recovering at the Pet Alliance,” the shelter said on social media. “Our staff have already given much need baths, flea prevention, dewormer, vaccines, bowls of yummy food, and lots of love.”

The shelter said the dogs will be assessed by a veterinarian, and once they are approved for adoption will be posted on the shelter’s website.

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The shelter is asking for donations to help with the dogs’ care. Click here to contribute.

See photos of the dogs below:

SEE: Orlando shelter rescues 28 dogs from path of Hurricane Elsa

Sarah Wilson

Sarah Wilson,

Sarah Wilson joined WFTV Channel 9 in 2018 as a digital producer after working as an award-winning newspaper reporter for nearly a decade in various communities across Central Florida.