06/6/12  |  Animal rescue group saves dogs in area

The Press-Enterprise, June 4, 2012

A Los Angeles-based rescue group saved more than 80 dogs in three counties on Thursday, May 24.

The Shelter Transport Animal Rescue Team, known as START Rescue, sent members to San Bernardino and Riverside counties to rescue dogs from two shelters. The team then headed to Los Angeles County to save a handful of pets at a small boarding facility in San Fernando.

The three-county sweep was part of START Rescue’s one-year anniversary and its efforts to save lives at shelters with large populations of homeless pets.

“We’re not throwing a party or anything, so we thought this would be the best way to celebrate our first year in business,” said Steve Spiro, president of START, a nonprofit organization based in Studio City.

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