No Pets Left Behind: Shelters And Rescues Step Up After Hurricane Ian

No Pets Left Behind: Shelters And Rescues Step Up After Hurricane Ian

While FEMA is helping residents who had to flee their homes after Hurricane Ian, some pets may have been left behind with no way to escape. So it’s up to animal shelters and organizations like Big Dog Ranch Rescue to save the lives of our fur babies.

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42 Comments

  1. Miss F on December 1, 2022 at 11:11 am

    You are right about pitbulls are wonderful loving dogs

  2. Alvaro Cordova on December 1, 2022 at 11:12 am

    God bless America !!!

  3. Wonderful World Films Firefly Productions on December 1, 2022 at 11:13 am

    Do not let your pets fall into the hands of the predators at ASPCA HSUS

  4. Cloudie 9 Druoid on December 1, 2022 at 11:15 am

    It’s absolutely sickening ppl could abandon their pets

  5. Philoctetes on December 1, 2022 at 11:16 am

    Everyone who left animals behind should have been drowned. I am so tired of monsters being allowed to have animals to abandon and abuse.

  6. Julie Thompson on December 1, 2022 at 11:18 am

    F*** No. I would never leave my dogs behind. I love them so much, I would pack up and leave early.

  7. Patricia Schuster on December 1, 2022 at 11:19 am

    God bless these people!

  8. Wheezy Vet Tech on December 1, 2022 at 11:19 am

    This anchor is THE BEST

  9. desert moonlight on December 1, 2022 at 11:21 am

    Thank to the news anchor for the shout out Pit bulls they are the best

  10. Cali Kiwi on December 1, 2022 at 11:23 am

    Most pure breeds have rescues that comb through shelters looking for their breed to rehab and rehome! Check shelters first for any specific breed your looking for.. better to rescue than to perpetuate backyard breeding!

  11. Paula Coyle on December 1, 2022 at 11:26 am

    responsible breeders don’t contribute to the problem. they take back any dog you can no longer care for and provide continual friendship and support for their owners. if they don’t give you that then find a different source. And by all means adopt from rescues and shelters too!
    backyard breeders, puppy mills, puppy stores, irresponsible owners, they all contribute to the problem . and sometimes rescues make it impossible for responsible owners to adopt who maybe don’t have a fenced yard or whatever but are willing to provide lots of leashed walks or trips to the dog park. then those people go to someone who isn’t as stringent about being responsible. (all those sorts listed above).

    it’s still a problem but compared to the 70s when i grew up there are far fewer dogs at large in my area now than there used to be.

  12. Erika Luleå on December 1, 2022 at 11:28 am

    Can you please show cats and other pets get rescued to (Yes I saw a cat, and a beautiful one).May that Owner be blessed for saving her fur babies. I am tired of it always be dogs they show or highlight. All pets have equal value.

  13. Chally's Animated Life on December 1, 2022 at 11:31 am

    When you get a pet and aren’t willing to take them with you during an emergency then don’t even consider getting one. Period.

  14. Mariah Tofanelli on December 1, 2022 at 11:31 am

    When it comes to these disasters .. Animals are the number one victims!

  15. Maria konexus on December 1, 2022 at 11:32 am

    Sorry but I have to say that we Humans deserve it that Mother Nature swept us away!!! WE NEVER LEARN OUR LESSON!! We showing our real character when such situations happens!!! There is NOT EXCUSE to left behind your PET’S !!

  16. Emilia Chidester on December 1, 2022 at 11:32 am

    THIS IS WHERE I’M GOING TO HELP , ANIMALS. THEY ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR MAN MADE DISASTERS LIKE THIS.

  17. Question Everything on December 1, 2022 at 11:33 am

    What about the cats??

  18. Justina Jayne on December 1, 2022 at 11:33 am

    Please if you have a pet always bring them with you somehow

  19. Cedric grandy on December 1, 2022 at 11:36 am

    Racist host

  20. mjc 427 on December 1, 2022 at 11:36 am

    Do not adopt a pet if you can not commit to caring for it, we have 5 strays in my community where people moved and just left them behind.

  21. xкαιуσløνυ on December 1, 2022 at 11:37 am

    The sad thing is, if the animals were not afraid of the water before.. they are afraid of it now..

  22. Leto Lethe on December 1, 2022 at 11:39 am

    I pray for all the animals suffering and all the families who are missing their animals.

  23. Richard Perez on December 1, 2022 at 11:43 am

    Thanks for saving the animals from the Hurricane in Florida.

  24. Aahiv on December 1, 2022 at 11:44 am

    They’re always the victims of the mess the "most intelligent creature" makes ☹️

  25. JOE NYC on December 1, 2022 at 11:45 am

    Who cares about Florida I don’t to all you Republicans I’m glad you lost your homes your boats everything you love. Maybe you can move in with Trump before he goes to jail

  26. August Rush on December 1, 2022 at 11:45 am

    Why didn’t anyone give these individuals/their pets GPS trackers that they can put on as a collar/aura human ankle/wrist, that way, if they stay in the storm, it will be easier to locate them for rescue.

  27. ImRael on December 1, 2022 at 11:46 am

    Maybe Martha’s Vinyard can find room in their harts and homes to taking some pets from Florida.

  28. Bonnie Shall on December 1, 2022 at 11:46 am

    GOD LOVE YOU FOR HOW MUCH YOU CARE. BREAKS MY HEART.

  29. Tweety USNews on December 1, 2022 at 11:50 am

    WHY are humans forced to surrender pets when evacuating?
    There needs to be protections enacted to allow everyone to evacuate with their pets

  30. Linda York on December 1, 2022 at 11:51 am

    Love her support of Pitt bulls

  31. rwrootbeer on December 1, 2022 at 11:53 am

    You used the word pitbull to identify your (American terrier) the nickname pitbull is just that and leaves a terrible stigma attached to these proud and wonderful canines . American terrier is their correct name your a news anchor please for the sake of the dogs stop using Nick names to identify the proud American terrier’s they are beautiful kind and beyond loyal enjoy your American terrier.

  32. S. H.C on December 1, 2022 at 11:56 am

    Animals have feelings to!!! Think of the fear and stress suffered by these poor FurBabes being left behind…to die a horriable death by drowning!! WARNINGS was given days in advance. If you can save your life, save the lifes of your Pets as well!! Furthermore, call family, friends, and for help if needed. DO whatever it may take. I have great Respect for those who go out of their way to Rescue Humans and the Animals.

  33. D Sab on December 1, 2022 at 11:57 am

    I wouldn’t leave my cats unless I was dead.

  34. Samantha W on December 1, 2022 at 12:01 pm

    I still remember Trump throwing hand towels to the desperate in similar situation in PR and he had the biggest grin for a soon to be charged criminal we all know he is.

  35. Jane Imel on December 1, 2022 at 12:02 pm

    There are no bad dogs, just bad people. These bad people are the reason pit bulls get a bad rap.

  36. nb7733 on December 1, 2022 at 12:06 pm

    I love this news anchor and woman doing rescues. Adopt don’t shop. There’s so many animals that can use a good loving home. Even our kitty friends ❤❤

  37. Jeanette McClernan on December 1, 2022 at 12:06 pm

    Don’t euthinize..always more hope.

  38. attyml on December 1, 2022 at 12:08 pm

    Thankful for people who care for the animals, but if you are donating, these folks appear to spend tons of money at Trump’s place.

  39. Carin Wiseman on December 1, 2022 at 12:08 pm

    Adopters beware. I had a neighbor that adopted a dog after Katrina. He had heartworm, so was obviously not properly cared for before the storm. They treated him and were eventually, after a couple years, forced by a court to give him back up to original owners. Just beware this can happen

  40. August Rush on December 1, 2022 at 12:08 pm

    A GPS tracker would’ve saved a lot of money/lives trying to find these individuals. Every moment counts. We all know this. If you stay in a hurricane, you must have a tracker. It should be Law.

  41. Miss F on December 1, 2022 at 12:08 pm

    I can’t imagine leaving my baby to fend for themselves

  42. Erika Luleå on December 1, 2022 at 12:09 pm

    Think from a pet perspective. You trust your Owner to protect you and then they leave you behind and you see water and winds coming at you, HOW WOULD YOU FEEL.

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