June 16, 2021

Animal Rescue Deployed in Houston

International Fund for Animal Welfare has deployed water rescue teams at the request of Code 3 Associates to help the Houston SPCA. Our sheltering teams and wildlife rescue teams are also standing by. (PRNewsfoto/International Fund for Animal W)


WASHINGTON, Aug. 28, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — The International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) Disaster Response team was activated by partner Code 3 Associates to support the Houston Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA).

“We are deeply saddened by the devastation caused by hurricane Harvey and will do our very best to serve the communities impacted by this storm. We deployed water rescue teams and have emergency sheltering and wildlife rescue teams on standby to respond as soon as needed,” says Shannon Walajtys, IFAW Disaster Response Manager.

About IFAW (International Fund for Animal Welfare)
Founded in 1969, IFAW rescues and protects animals around the world. With projects in more than 40 countries, IFAW rescues individual animals, works to prevent cruelty to animals, and advocates for the protection of wildlife and habitats. For more information, visit www.ifaw.org. Follow us on social @action4ifaw and Facebook/IFAW.

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