Chicago dog adoption: Anti-Cruelty Society, Paws take in dogs after Hurricane Ian wreaks havoc across Florida

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CHICAGO (WLS) — Dozens of dogs and cats have arrived safely in Chicago from hurricane-ravaged Florida.

Anti-Cruelty Society volunteers and staff moved animals from Florida shelters out of harm’s way.

The Anti-Cruelty Society said some of the animals will be temporarily placed with foster families and others will be put up for adoption locally.

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The Anti-Cruelty Society said it encourages Chicagoans to adopt animals already in shelters to make room for new evacuees arriving.

PAWS Chicago is making the same effort by traveling to Florida to rescue pets from shelters. These animals should arrive in the next few days.

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