Rescued dogs make cross-country trip with volunteers from 'Wheels 4 Paws' in hopes of new life in New Jersey

Some weary canines have made it to New Jersey following a cross-country trip. Last month, they were among 124 dogs rescued after being stored in

Some weary canines have made it to New Jersey following a cross-country trip.

Some weary canines have made it to New Jersey following a cross-country trip. (1/10/14)

POMPTON LAKES - Some weary canines have made it to New Jersey following a cross-country trip.

Last month, they were among 124 dogs rescued after being stored in cages at a warehouse in Washington state. They were recovering at a facility in Arizona, where they were picked up by a group called "Wheels 4 Paws."

Pat Webb says the trip was essential to their survival. She drove over 2,400 miles with five of the dogs.

The dogs have a great future ahead of them, according to Webb. "Hopefully a little bit of rehabilitation, getting them socialized and people friendly, getting them to trust again," she says. "And then adoption."

Webb says the large dogs, including a Saint Bernard, were kept in airline crates.
 

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Pompton Lakes Rescued Dogs

If you can provide a foster home to Mimi, Turk or Thor, please email: Candi0120@gentlegiantsinc.org.

Pompton Lakes Animal Hospital : (973) 835-4774

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