St. Hubert's Animal Welfare Center staff and volunteers were on hand around 10pm last night when 78 dogs touched down after being evacuated from areas affected by Hurricane Harvey.

Debra Miller, director of marketing and events at St. Hubert's, said that moving the pets out of shelters will create more room so that dogs displaced by the storm can stay close to their owners.

We want to be able to connect them back to their families after the hurricane. We want to empty the shelters to make space for those pets."

The dogs will get some time for food and exercise before being moved again to a number of shelters across New Jersey.

Partners scheduled to intake the dogs include:

Animal Welfare Association in Voorhees, NJ

Voorhees Animal Orphanage in Voorhees, NJ

Monmouth County SPCA in Eatontown, NJ

If you can't adopt a dog, you can still support St. Hubert's with a donation.

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