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Dozens of dogs traveling north to their FUR-ever homes

Posted at 9:48 PM, Dec 29, 2020
and last updated 2020-12-30 18:39:42-05

LAFAYETTE — More than 20 dogs are on an overnight journey to New Jersey.

One by one foster parents handed their fur babies over to be loaded into a kennel, saying goodbye to the dogs they helped get to this point.

"What we do is transport rescue animals up north," Jamie Amie said.

Amie started the Wet Nose Riders transportation service after years of working in the rescue industry. It's their first trip to bring dogs to their fur-ever homes.

"It's just something I have always wanted to do. One day I woke up and said, 'Stop talking about it, just do it.' So here we are, this is trip number one," Amie said.

As the director of Precious Paw Prints Animal Rescue, Amie is able to partner with other rescue organizations, re-homing as many dogs as she can. According to Amie, dogs are brought up north where adoption rates are higher than Louisiana.

"They go to the life of luxury, you should see where they end up," Amie added. "It's the best story. It's why we do this."

After all the emotional goodbyes, the dogs were off onto their next journey.

Amie said with several potty breaks, it'll be a 26 hour drive, but she doesn't mind.

If you would like to help the Precious Paw Prints Rescue, or would like to become a foster, click here.