lagrange hurricane dogs

LAGRANGE, GA (CBS46) -An animal shelter in Albany suffered damage from Hurricane Michael, and now LaGrange Animal Services is stepping in to help displaced animals.

At least 10 dogs will be housed. They are available for adoption for $75 including a voucher for the dog to be spayed for neutered, receive current vaccinations and a microchip.

"It's important to keep an open line of communication with other animal shelters and humane societies," said Chris Bussey, LaGrange Animal Shelter supervisor. "You never know when you are going to be the shelter that needs the help. We're just glad to help."

The shelter is located at 1390 Orchard Hill Road. It is open Monday-Friday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The Albany suffered damage when a downed tree fell onto it. Though the shelter does not have have power, it is able to run on generators.

In total, there are 240 animals that have been taken in at other shelters including: Meriwether County in Georgia, Chattanooga in Tennessee and Clearwater in Florida. 

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