Hurricanes,Tornadoes & Floods
Tuesday, May 17th 2011, the San Antonio Humane Society traveled to Houston and met with the Louisiana SPCA to pick up 19 animals that had been relocated due to the recent flooding in the South. The Louisiana SPCA and Houston SPCA called upon the SAHS to help with animal overcrowding after the Morganza Spillway was opened.
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The San Antonio Humane Society was involved in relief efforts to aid areas being affected by Hurricane Ike. Over 230 animals were transferred to our facility from Houston, Galveston, and Corpus Christi, including, 50 baby squirrels that we transported from Houston to be transferred to the San Antonio Wildlife Rescue.
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A special thank-you to the volunteers who helped with this effort.
Eagle Pass Tornado
When the San Antonio Humane Society responded to requests for help in Maverick County due to the F3 tornado, we went to assess animals for the sole purpose of providing immediate emergency medical care, boarding of owned animals, and feeding of animals that were left alone in homes. We cared for 67 animals for 5 days at Maverick County Animal Control until the Houston SPCA Disaster Response team could take over on April 30th, 2007. When we left, many owners had identified their animals, and Houston SPCA was in the process of transferring animals to the city shelter of Eagle Pass.
San Antonio Humane Society/ADL Transfer of Houston Animals
Volunteers Step Up for Hurricane!
Eagle Pass Emergency