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More than 90 pets get second chance in Oregon

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PORTLAND, OR (KPTV) -

More than 90 animals are getting a second chance to find a loving home thanks to the Oregon Humane Society.

A record-setting number of puppies, kittens and dogs arrived this week as part of the Oregon Humane Society's ongoing Second Chance Program.

They arrived from California shelters faced with too many pets and too few adopters.

The group includes small mature dogs under 30 pounds, as well as 18 puppies and 18 kittens.

"Our goal is to get as many pets adopted as possible, and that means lending a hand to other hardworking shelters when they get overwhelmed," said Sharon Harmon, OHS executive director.

The animals arrived in Portland on the "Second Chance Express," an Oregon Humane Society truck specially outfitted for the transportation of animals.

Once the truck arrived, staff members worked through the early hours of the morning to make sure the dogs and cats settled in to their new surroundings.

Many of the animals are available for adoption right now. The Oregon Humane Society is at 1067 NE Columbia Blvd., Portland.

As part of the adoption campaign, fees have been reduced to the lowest level of the year during the month of December.

For more details, go to OregonHumane.org.

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