Dogs from flooded Louisiana arrive in Boise

Dogs from flooded Louisiana flown to Boise

BOISE -- Dogs rescued from devastating floods in Louisiana received a warm welcome in Boise Wednesday evening.

More than 20 dogs were flown  into the City of Trees by the non profit Dog Is My Co-pilot.

Idaho Humane Society spokeswoman Allison Maier said the flooding has put a strain on Louisiana shelters.

"A lot of the shelters in that area have really been in crisis since the flooding began," she said. "Some shelters were flooded  and a lot of people have had to surrender their animals after losing everything in the floods."

Most of the dogs will be staying at the Idaho Humane Society in Boise, although a few will be transferred up to North Idaho.

According to the Idaho Humane Society, the dogs should be available for adoption beginning early next week.

To see dogs available for adoption, visit the Idaho Humane Society's website here. 

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