Human Society of Tulsa asking for help caring for 24 dogs found near Sardis Lake

Humane Society of Tulsa rescue crisis

TULSA, Okla. — The Humane Society of Tulsa is asking for help in caring for dogs rescued from a ranch near Sardis Lake in southeast Oklahoma.

"As we are preparing to assist our partners with Hurricane Florence we received an urgent plea to rescue 24 dogs from a property on the backroads near the lake. The property owner had passed away earlier this month and the puppies were in desperate need of rescue. Several of the puppies are severely anemic and in need of critical care, the adults are all ridden with fleas and ticks, and there are at least two females who are extremely pregnant." - Humane Society of Tulsa/Facebook

The Humane Society says the dogs are friendly but many could be under-socialized and could need extensive rehabilitation.

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They are asking for donations to be put toward puppy pads, wet puppy food, topical flea and tick prevention, and foster homes.

"Please consider making a tax-deductible donation to support these 24 precious lives," they said in their Facebook post.

This rescue comes as the Humane Society is working to prepare to help animals affected by Hurricane Florence on the east coast of the United States. Florence is a potentially catastrophic storm that is expected to make landfall late Thursday or early Friday in the Carolinas and surrounding areas. The storm was downgraded from Category 4 to Category 2 Wednesday afternoon.

The group is preparing for deployment and waiting for assignment to the affected areas.

Here is the Humane Society of Tulsa's full post on Facebook:

BREAKING NEWS: As we are preparing to assist our partners with Hurricane Florence we received an urgent plea to rescue...

Posted by Humane Society of Tulsa on Wednesday, September 12, 2018

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