07 Dec '17, 8pm

How to help animals affected by the wildfires | MNN - Mother Nature Network

Wildfires are rapidly spreading across southern California, forcing thousands of residents and animals to flee. The fires have scorched more than 100,000 acres in just a matter of days, and they are nowhere near containment. Firefighters are battling strong Santa Ana winds and dry vegetation, two elements that are causing the fires to spread so quickly. As a result, hundreds of animals and pets are in need of shelter, food and medical treatment. From afar, it’s difficult to know how you can help, but there are concrete steps you can take: The Humane Society of Ventura County has taken in more than 300 animals — from dogs and cats to horses, donkeys and alpacas. While the animals there are safe and sheltered, the organization needs food and supplies to care for them. The group's number one priority is food for the large animals. They are also asking for monetary donations o...

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