Pet Owners Who Abandoned Animals During Hurricane Irma Will Face Prosecution
In the days and hours leading up to Hurricane Irma‘s landfall in Florida, thousands of residents moved quickly to evacuate. Unfortunately, during the evacuation, people had to figure out what to do with their pets.
For some residents, their pets simply couldn’t come to the storm shelters. So, owners surrendered their beloved pets to local animal shelters. Sadly, though, other owners didn’t show as much care or compassion. Palm Beach County Animal Care and Control received dozens of calls about