Hurricane Harvey

Pets rescued from Hurricane Harvey arrive in Rancho Santa Fe

Pets rescued from Hurricane Harvey arrive in Rancho Santa Fe

More than 60 rescued cats and dogs from Texas have made their way to San Diego.

Staff members from Helen Woodward Animal Center in Rancho Santa Fe returned to the center Sept. 5 with 65 dogs and cats of all ages, who were rescued by Operation Pets Alive! and other Houston shelters to make room for animals that were displaced as a result of Hurricane Harvey.

According to a news release from the Woodward Center, Houston shelters became too overcrowded to accommodate the pets of victims who needed a place to keep their dogs and cats.

"The help is important and necessary but has also left little-to-no room to take in stranded orphan dogs and cats," explained the...

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