Stray dogs will be adopted out after quarantine
Back when the Olympics first started, we heard that there were a huge number of stray dogs in the area. We also heard that the Russian answer to that stray animal problem was reportedly to kill the dogs. Fedotowsky was a correspondent during the games for E! News and brought a couple puppies back from Russia reports People.
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She is now trying to find homes for the stray animals with help from her pal Katherine Heigl. "This is Adler, which is a town next to Sochi," Fedotowksy tells PEOPLE of one of the dogs she flew in with on Saturday afternoon. "She's very playful." A male dog, Sochi, had been ill on the flight and wasn't so energetic.
The pets reportedly have to be kept in quarantine for 2-4 weeks to make sure they have no infectious diseases. Heigl said, "We haven't done this before. We haven't done a rescue from another country. I'm nervous for the dogs. It's an awfully long flight. I'm hoping it's the beginning of the good life to come."
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After the animals leave quarantine, they will try to be adopted out. Heigl has seven dogs of her own and co-founded the Jason Debus Heigl Foundation. The male dog reportedly had Parvo and was being treated by a vet and the female pup has a cough. Both spent a few days with the vet to get better. Fedotowsky's part of the deal was to get the animals back home.