MANASSAS, Va. — Over 140 adoptable dogs and cats were transported to Manassas, Va., from Louisiana animal shelters as they prepare for Tropical Storm Barry.

The Humane Society of the United States' Animal Rescue Team is transporting the adoptable animals.

According to The Humane Society of the United States, the transportation of the animals aims to save them from the storms while also increasing the capacity of Louisiana animals shelters as they prepare for both structural damage and an influx of displaced animals. 

Over 140 animals were transported
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The animals will be divided up among the Humane Society of the United States' Shelter and other rescue partners across the Virginia and Maryland region, where the animals will be available for adoption. 

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