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OffbeatWoman opens her home to 97 rescue dogs during Hurricane Dorian

06:00  04 september  2019
06:00  04 september  2019 Source:   abcnews.go.com

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Woman shelters 97 dogs amid Hurricane Dorian . One woman in the Bahamas opened her home to 97 abandoned dogs during the devastating storm. Amid Hurricane Dorian , one of the most powerful storms to ever hit the Bahamas, Chella Phillips opened her Nassau home to 97 homeless

Amid Hurricane Dorian , one of the most powerful storms to ever hit the Bahamas, Chella Phillips opened her Nassau home to 97 homeless and PHOTO: Strong winds from Hurricane Dorian blow the tops of trees and brush while whisking up water from the surface of a canal that leads to the sea

Woman opens her home to 97 rescue dogs during Hurricane Dorian© The Voiceless Dogs of Nassau, Bahamas Chella Phillips has opened her home in Nassau, Bahamas, to 97 dogs to rescue them from the Hurricane Dorian.

Amid Hurricane Dorian, one of the most powerful storms to ever hit the Bahamas, Chella Phillips opened her Nassau home to 97 homeless and abandoned dogs.

“It was either leave the dogs on the street to fend for themselves...or do something about it,” said Phillips on a phone interview with ABC News. “I just want these dogs to be safe. I could care less about the dog poop and pee in my house.”

Woman opens her home to 97 rescue dogs during Hurricane Dorian© The Voiceless Dogs of Nassau, Bahamas Chella Phillips has opened her home in Nassau, Bahamas, to 97 dogs to rescue them from the Hurricane Dorian.

On Sunday, Phillips described her experience wrangling the dogs in a Facebook post, saying that 79 of the dogs were in her bedroom to ride out the storm.

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As Hurricane Dorian approached the Bahamas, a Nassau resident made sure 97 dogs from her animal refuge were safe and cared for—inside her own home . Hurricane Dorian left the Bahamas earlier this week and is currently creeping up the East Coast, but the island nation is still reeling from

In current events today, Nassau Bahamas woman Chella Phillips is making international headlines for taking in 97 stray dogs to her home during Hurricane Dorian . The Hurricane Dorian path hit the Bahamas as a category 5 storm. In this animal video, you can see the impressive animal rescue and

“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," she wrote.

Woman opens her home to 97 rescue dogs during Hurricane Dorian© The Voiceless Dogs of Nassau, Bahamas Chella Phillips has opened her home in Nassau, Bahamas, to 97 dogs to rescue them from the Hurricane Dorian.

In another Facebook post on Monday, Phillips wrote that the area had experienced flooding, but that the dogs are safe.

"We are alright after a stressful night," she wrote. "All services are down, all TVs are fried from the lightnings so no more cartoons for the sick dogs until we can purchase new ones."

"I don't see how any dogs or any living being could have survived outside. My heart goes out to them. Thank you for the outpouring support and heartfelt prayers," she wrote.

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As Hurricane Dorian tears through the Bahamas, one woman is hunkering down with nearly 100 rescue dogs in her home . In a Facebook post, Chella Phillips said

With Hurricane Dorian bringing in some of the strongest winds and rain the Bahamas has ever seen, one woman is trying to keep as many dogs safe as she can, currently taking care of 97 in her home . Chella Phillips, who runs the dog rescue The Voiceless Dogs of Nassau, Bahamas, has opened up

Woman opens her home to 97 rescue dogs during Hurricane Dorian© Ramon Espinosa/AP Strong winds from Hurricane Dorian blow the tops of trees and brush while whisking up water from the surface of a canal that leads to the sea, seen from the balcony of a hotel in Freeport, Grand Bahama, Bahamas, Sept. 2, 2019.

Phillips, who was born in Peru, says she has spent the past 15 years saving nearly 1,000 homeless and abandoned street dogs in the Bahamas, and finding homes in the U.S. for more than 200 dogs.

After the storm passes she plans to build more space for the dogs she has taken in from the storm.

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Dorian lashes east Canada, then weakens heading out to sea.
The storm that already walloped the Virgin Islands, Bahamas and North Carolina lashed at far-eastern Canada with hurricane-force winds for much of Sunday, knocking out power to hundreds of thousands of people before weakening and heading into the North Atlantic. 

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