Max simply arrived in New Jersey from Louisiana. He arrived on a particular transport with greater than 40 different pups Tuesday with the assistance of the Good Flights Transport Program.
“The cause we do transports is as a result of down south they’ve an overpopulation drawback,” says Diane Ashton, of the St. Hubert’s Animal Welfare Center. “Many locations do not spay and neuter the way in which we do within the Northeast.”
In its first yr, the Good Flights Transport Program has introduced greater than 1,600 at-risk shelter canine from Louisiana to new properties, together with about 500 that examined constructive for heartworm.
The canine that examined constructive on this flight can be handled as a part of the Save a Heart initiative throughout heartworm consciousness month, which is April.
“We have 90 shelter companions throughout the nation, within the South and up right here,” says Ashton. “We deliver canine to areas within the Northeast like Massachusetts or Rhode Island the place they’re in search of canine and do not have sufficient canine.”
Nineteen of the 45 canine that got here into Morristown Airport will keep at St. Hubert’s.