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September 15, 2008

Help Pets Stranded by Hurricane Ike

Filed under: Facts surrounding Animals, Hurricane Katrina, News about Animals — Compassion @ 11:26 am

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April 10, 2008

Alberta vet bought $2.2-million deserted land as a haven for pets rescued after hurricane Katrina

Filed under: Animal love, Heroes, Hurricane Katrina, News about Animals — Compassion @ 1:34 pm

Rabbit Island gets thrown to the dogs
An Alberta vet has bought the $2.2-million deserted land as a haven for her pets, some of which were rescued after hurricane Katrina

SHANNON MONEO

From Thursday’s Globe and Mail

VICTORIA — When a foursome of pit bulls set paws on Rabbit Island, the 15-hectare chunk of unsullied wilderness off the Sunshine Coast will be a world away from the filthy, hot crates the dogs called home for six weeks.

Rescued after hurricane Katrina chewed up the U.S. South, the dogs are owned by Alberta veterinarian Pilar Gosselin, who, with fellow Alberta vets Dave Brace and Dave Szentimrey, paid $2.2-million to buy deserted Rabbit Island as a refuge for the traumatized pups. Read more at original article …

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