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Texas Dogs Seek Homes in Western Washington

On September 10, 43 total dogs made the 2,000 mile journey to Washington from Texas through Project Freedom Ride. On September 13, the Humane Society for Tacoma & Pierce County received 10 of these dogs from central, western, and northern Texas, and partner Kitsap Humane Society picked up five puppies to bring back to Silverdale. The Project Freedom Ride partnership connects unwanted, abandoned dogs in Texas with rescues and animal shelters in Washington State on a monthly basis.

Four staff members and a crew of dog walker volunteers met the new arrivals, and quickly took the dogs out for a good, long walk after their lengthy car ride. Everyone’s excitement was palpable, and volunteer Marilou Fischer remarked, “It’s just so inspiring to take part in something like this.”

The Project Freedom Ride dogs range in age from five months to three years, and will be made available for adoption in the next few days. Five-month-old German Shepherds Joshua and Lassen are currently on the adoption floor, though it will be only a matter of hours before the puppies meet their new, loving families.

The Humane Society first partnered with Project Freedom Ride in April 2017, and has taken in and adopted out approximately 60 of these Texas dogs. The Humane Society is honored at the chance to bridge the divide, saving lives by bringing a wide array of dogs into our pet-centric community.

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Animals have been placed since April 2017

507

Lost pets have been reunited with their owners since April 2017

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