Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – Ten dogs were rescued from a high kill shelter in Texas Friday night.

The dogs were taken to Wisconsin to be adopted. The rescue was done by a non-profit that runs on donations and volunteers.

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The organization rescues dogs, primarily in south Texas, from death row.

It gives dogs, who would otherwise be put to sleep, another chance.

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“All of the dogs are either owner surrenders or strays,” said Jennifer Jasco, the Holster Rescue co-president. “Texas is one of the states that has the biggest issue with over population.”

The dogs were fully vetted before their trip to Wisconsin.

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This means they can find the perfect home as soon as possible.