Animal rescue

Grass Roots welcomes 28 dogs from Georgia

Canines released to foster families
March 8, 2019

“The devil went down to Georgia, he was looking for a soul to steal.” - Charlie Daniels

Anxious to begin new lives, nearly 30 dogs were transported from Georgia to Milton March 2 in Grass Roots Rescue’s largest intake in the group’s six-year history.

A volunteer, nonprofit animal rescue based in Milton, Grass Roots partnered with One Love Animal Rescue of Savannah, Ga., to welcome 28 dogs from high-kill shelters. Dogs were transported by bus to Grass Roots, where more than 50 volunteers helped with the intake. 

Volunteers documented and distributed the dogs to waiting foster families who will care for them until they are adopted. All dogs were quarantined and vetted for two weeks prior to transport to ensure they weren’t carrying transmittable diseases.

“This transport required a great deal of planning, and we relied on the community to come forward and volunteer and provide foster homes,” said Karli Crenshaw of Grass Roots Rescue. “We weren't let down, and we are so grateful for all the support we've received.”

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