MIDDLETOWN, RI (WPRI) – The Potter League for Animals has 10 dogs available for adoption that were evacuated from Louisiana before Hurricane Ida.
The shelter dogs arrived in Rhode Island on August 31 and are currently housed at the Potter League facility on Oliphant Lane in Middletown, which is open for walk-in adoptions from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Mondays, Thursdays, Fridays. , Saturdays and Sundays, and until 7 p.m. on Tuesdays and Wednesdays.
They and all other dogs and cats will be vaccinated, microchipped and sterilized prior to adoption.
The dogs have been moved to make room for pets displaced by the storm, according to the Potter League. CEO Brad Shear said that as the situation in Louisiana continues to be dire, the Potter League will do everything possible to move more animals in the future.
“We are always here to help animals in need and we are happy to be able to help bring relief to our friends in Louisiana,” he said.
Visit the Potter League website to learn more about adoption.