Volunteers on Wednesday unloaded about 30 rescue dogs at the Boise Airport as part of an effort to relieve overcrowding in Louisiana shelters following damaging floods.
Twenty-one dogs will stay in Boise (the rest are going to a shelter up north) and will be available for adoption at the Idaho Humane Society by this weekend or early next week.
The dogs were brought in by Wyoming-based nonprofit Dog Is My CoPilot, whose goal was to send the pups to "areas where they are more adoptable," according to a press release from the organization. The nonprofit says the trip, which brought an additional 30 dogs elsewhere in the region, is the longest-distance rescue it has underatken.
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