NASSAU, Bahamas — A woman in Nassau, Bahamas opened her home to 97 rescue dogs to help protect them from the Hurricane Dorian.
Chella Phillips who has helped save nearly 1,000 homeless and abandoned dogs in the Bahamas in the last 4 years wrote this on her Facebook page Sunday:
"97 dogs are inside my house and 79 of them are inside my master bedroom.
It has been insane since last night, poop and piss non stop but at least they are respecting my bed and nobody has dared to jump in.
We have barricaded the refuge and nobody is outside, the music is playing in all directions of the house and the AC is blowing for them.
I managed to bring some less fortunate ones and I really appreciate some of you donating for crates.. I really needed it for the scared ones and the sick ones. so Thank you!
We may not get hit as hard as other islands and the saddest part is that after the hurricane leave the Bahamas, some islands will take a long time to recover. Each island has abundance of homeless dogs, my heart is so broken for the ones without a place to hide a CAT 5 monster and only God can protect them now.
Thank you for thinking of us and praying for us."
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We spoke to Phillips over the phone. She says she lost power and had a little water come into her home, but everyone is OK.
Phillips has a rescue called "The Voiceless Dogs of Nassau, Bahamas," click here for a link to their FB Page if you are interested in learning how to help.