This past week alone 160 dogs and cats were transported from overcrowded, high-kill shelters in southern California to multiple non-kill shelters and rescue organization around the Northwest.
The non-profit, Shelter Transport Animal Rescue Team (S.T.A.R.T.) organized the shipment of animals to Oregon and Washington. Four Washington based rescue groups partnered with S.T.A.R.T. — Must Love Dogs, Puget Sound Rescue, Collar of Hope and Smidget the Rescue.