The Humane Society of Swift County has received several dogs in a new push to re-home animals from the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation.
The animals were picked up this past weekend and went to foster homes in the Benson area.
Nonprofit organizations in Southwest South Dakota have secured funds to help address the dog overpopulation problem at the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation.
The organizations say the money will cover the costs of spaying, neutering or relocating dogs to shelters in South Dakota, Colorado, Wyoming and Minnesota.
Lakota Animal Care will have a spaying and neutering clinic at the reservation for Tuesday and Wednesdays, which will continue twice a month through the year.
The group also plans on relocating the first 40 dogs to Minnesota shelters, the Humane Society of Swift County among the receivers.
One of the "Rez Pets" that was adopted: