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Florida-based shelter will help rescue dogs in Ukraine

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The displaced dogs of Ukraine — some roaming the streets wounded, hungry and scared — are about to get more help from the USA.

Big Dog Ranch Rescue, based in Loxahatchee Groves in Palm Beach County, is setting up a shelter in Poland near the Ukraine border to help hundreds of dogs needing rescue in the war-torn country.

In the three months since Russia invaded Ukraine, more than 6 million Ukrainians have fled the country, and thousands have been killed. While many families have fled with their animals, the chaos has left an untold number of pets homeless.

Read more from our news partner, the South Florida Sun-Sentinel.