By Amy Sinatra Ayres, Laura Cross, Shayna Meliker
This 4-month-old puppy was found in New York, and shared on the Hurricane Sandy Lost and Found Pets Facebook page.When Hurricane Sandy ravaged the Northeast this week, it left behind severe flooding, millions of people without electricity - and lots of displaced pets.
The good news is that the lessons learned in the wake of 2005's Hurricane Katrina - which left about 250,000 pets stranded - seem to have helped so far, based on the number of pet-friendly shelters in the affected areas. All of the shelters in New York City, for example, accepted pets, reported USA Today.
Photos: Pets Brave the Wrath of Superstorm Sandy
But it's unclear just how many pets have been impacted by the superstorm. There are hundreds - if not thousands - of animals in need across the region. The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals reports that shelters in hard-hit New York and Long Island are temporary homes to nearly 400 animals.
Vetstreet, with a little help from the folks at World Vets, has compiled the information below both for Read More »from How You Can Help Pets on Superstorm Sandy's Aftermath