“97 dogs are inside my house and 79 of them are inside my master bedroom,” she wrote.
“I managed to bring some less fortunate ones and I really appreciate some of you donating for crates.. I really needed it for the scared ones and the sick ones. so Thank you!” she added.
Phillips said she's done what she can to help the animals.NBC News by phone.Phillips, who told NBC News she takes care of dogs along with her brother without any help from outside organizations, has made a career out of finding homes for pooches for the last 15 years. It’s especially important now in the aftermath of Dorian's destruction on the Bahamas.
"I don't want to put them on the street. They don't deserve that,” she said.
For Safety Keep Your Dog Restrained in the Car. I know that dogs love sticking their head out car windows – but it’s a dangerous habit. They’re at risk for being hit with debris, damaging their ears & there’s always the risk that they’ll see something & jump out. If you’re going to be driving over 20 mph it’s always recommended to have your dog restrained in the car.
Hurricane Dorian causes widespread devastation in Bahamas
People have donated nearly $100,000 to her and while her home is a mess, Phillips doesn’t mind.
"I can't even get one step without a dog being on my foot, but I'm not complaining because they are, everybody is safe," she told NBC News.Dorian was downgraded to a Category 2 storm on Wednesday and is heading toward the United States.