Hundreds line up to adopt rescued puppies taken from Virginia puppy mill!

Hundreds of people lined up at the North Shore Animal League shelter on Friday looking to adopt one of the 132 refugee pups that were rescued from an overcrowded Virginial Puppy Mill.

Melissa Valdes was one of them, and said that every minute of the two-hour drive from Jefferson, N.J., to Port Washington had been worth it. She adopted a cuddly one-year-old tan and white Shih Tzu.

They brought lawn chairs, blankets, even propane heaters to await the shelter's 10 a.m. opening. By the time the shelter closed Friday night, nearly all of the rescued puppies had new homes, said Devera Lynn, the league's vice president of communications. Read more!