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Emergency pet shelters during Hurricane Dorian

Posted: 3:16 PM, Aug 30, 2019
Updated: 2019-08-31 18:30:42-04
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PALM BEACH COUNTY

* Pet Friendly Shelter inside the West Boynton Recreational Center at 6000 Northtree Blvd., Lake Worth. Only available to Palm Beach County residents who reside in a mandatory evacuation zone, mobile home, or in sub-standard housing.

MARTIN COUNTY

* A pet friendly shelter will be available for residents and their dogs and/or cats at Willoughby Learning Center, located at 5150 SE Willoughby Boulevard in Stuart. The facility will accommodate up to 300 residents and their pets. The shelter will be opened on Sunday, Sept. 1 (opening time to be determined). Residents will be separated from pets, but can visit to care for them. Please note: if the pet-friendly shelter experiences a loss of power, there will not be any air conditioning.

ST. LUCIE COUNTY

* Fort Pierce Westwood Academy, located at 1801 Panther Lane in Fort Pierce, will be the dedicated pet friendly shelter starting on Sunday, Sept. 1 at 2 p.m. Residents can pre-register for both shelters online by clicking here. Residents wishing to utilize the pet-friendly shelter must bring a crate, food, and updated vaccination records for their pets.

INDIAN RIVER COUNTY

* Liberty Magnet School, located at 6580 81 St. in Vero Beach will be a pet-friendly shelter. The time it will open has not yet been determined.