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As of Saturday morning, the International Fund for Animal Welfare had set up the Petfinder.com Foundation’s emergency pet rescue van in lower Louisiana and was busily assisting the Louisiana State Animal Rescue Team with pet rescues in Louisiana. At right: IFAW’s Emergency Relief Disaster Manager Dick Green steps out of …

As the central shelter for pet evacuees and pet rescues from Hurricane Ike, the Houston SPCA has a full-house today. They are housing about 300 dogs, 400 cats, 60 horses and 40 other farm animals. The SPCA also has taken in wildlife including pelicans, falcons, owls, ducks and (a) bear, …

After mandatory evacuation orders from the Governor of Texas, people and pets are fleeing Hurricane Ike. You can read a blog about the Houston SPCA’s on-the-ground work, rescuing pets and providing shelter for evacuees’ pets. At left, above, workers at the Houston SPCA set up temporary homes for evacuated pets. …

The Louisiana SPCA, Pasado’s Safe Haven, IFAW, Best Friends Animal Society, the Humane Society of the US and many other animal rescue groups coordinated with seamless cooperation and were able to affect a real difference for pets.