"I really want to show we are working together for the benefit of the animals," said Nancy Benevento-Brown, founder and CEO of Island Safe Harbor, located on State Road across from Erie-Ottawa Regional Airport.
It found homes for about 90 animals last year, but adopted out 71 of them in the last few weeks of 2012, after a much-publicized series of rescues of dogs from "puppy mills" in Holmes County, Benevento-Brown
After reading about the rescues, "people wanted to be a part of the solution," Benevento-Brown
sent out a report she really needs collars," Hargreaves said.
took some heat from supporters who believe that Erie County's Humane Society euthanizes animals when it runs out of space.
That's a bad rap, Benevento-Brown
said - the Humane Society
only euthanizes animals when it's medically necessary.