I don’t know if you’ve ever seen more than three dogs in one house at the same time, but that’s a lot of dogs. One dog constitutes a lot of unpredictable parts, and the more of them you combine, you are exponentially increasing the level of chaos you have to deal with. Five? That’s a lot. 10? That is far too many. 25? Uncontrollable insanity. 97? Jesus fucking christ.

This is the number of dogs that animal shelter manager Chella Phillips took into her house in Nassau as category five Hurricane Dorian passed by. Phillips shared the images of the dogs to the Facebook page for her shelter, The Voiceless Dogs of Nassau, Bahamas, describing the experience as “insane”.

Phillips said that, of the 97 dogs she took in, 79 were staying in her bedroom — although all of them somehow managed to respect her personal space:

It has been insane since lastnight, poop and piss non stop but at least they are respecting my bed and nobody has dared to jump in.

We have barricaded the refuge and nobody is outside, the music is playing in all directions of the house and the AC is blowing for them.

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!

You can view photos of the dog-riddled chaos below:

97 dogs are inside my house and 79 of them are inside my master bedroom.It has been insane since lastnight, poop and…

Posted by Chella Phillips on Sunday, 1 September 2019

Dorian has since been downgraded to a category three storm, and is making its way slowly towards Florida.

Image: Facebook / Chella Phillips