Harris County animal shelter helps find 18 abandoned dogs new homes

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HOUSTON, TX - 18 dogs from the Harris County animal shelter are set to have new homes.  On Thursday, a breeder who could no longer take care of the group of Toy Fox Terriers dropped off the dogs at the shelter.

The shelter is normally closed on Sundays, but made a special exception to help find these dogs and other animals a new home.

"When we had all these dogs brought in, we were not sure we'd be able to get them out all alive," Dr. Michael White said. "Within two days, we had them all promised. They've all either been pulled by rescue groups or they've been placed on the adoption hold by citizens."

White says the shelter takes in hundred of animals a day, and the best way to ensure the animals have a great future is for people to come in and adopt.