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Update on Flooding Situation

First and foremost, PAWS would like to thank the hundreds of people who have offered to help and sent their love and support. The response to this disaster has been overwhelming!

At 12:57am on Wednesday morning, we have fosters lined up for 38 of the 43 dogs in need. Below are links to the dogs still in need of a foster home. Some of our dogs are still awaiting heartworm treatment because of the Imiticide shortage, so they will go to local Memphis foster homes. We hope to transport this entire group of dogs in one trip via our USDA approved transport partners. Most of the dogs will be arriving in New England on May 8th. As this is an unprecedented number of dogs being transported at once, we are hoping for a month of record adoptions!

We are still very focused on the immediate emergency situation and have not even begun to assess the financial toll that this disaster has taken on our organization. As the waters in TN are receding, it has become quite apparent that the damage is worse than we originally expected. Please consider making a donation to help us rebuild.

Thank you for your incredible support… As tired and overwhelmed as all the volunteers are- we are being fueled by your emails and well wishes.

Dogs still in need:

Please click on the pictures below to learn more about these flood refugees that still need a foster home in New England. If you can help, please email Kelly Parker at kesalerno@gmail.com. Thanks!

brindle pit bull, not great with other dogs, has waited 2.5 years for a foster home

white beautiful boxer, does better with females, no dominant male dogs, feed separately because he tries to take other dog's food, great dog

lab, needs to be an only dog but is simply amazing with people

lab, needs to be an only dog but is simply amazing with people

Lucas: Camera shy: a little shy and overwhelmed by alpha dogs, would like a home with more laid back dogs, incredible sweet.

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