By Arwyn Rice
Peninsula Daily News
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“There is a destination. We expect him to arrive within 24 hours,” Robert Misseri, president of Smithtown, N.Y.-based Guardians of Rescue said.
Guardians of Rescue will moderate a distribution of the dogs to participating rescue organizations that is expected to begin Monday at an undisclosed location, Misseri said.
Markwell departed Forks early Saturday morning in a tractor and 53-foot trailer, which was loaded with dogs from the warehouse in which they were housed at 1021 Russell Road in Forks.
Protesters have been picketing Olympic Animal Sanctuary for about three weeks, and a demonstration called “Save the Voiceless” was planned for this afternoon, the animal activists said.
Reporter Arwyn Rice can be reached at 360-452-2345, ext. 5070, or at firstname.lastname@example.org.