By CBS3 Staff

NEW CASTLE COUNTY, Del. (CBS) — More than 100 shelter dogs from Louisiana are hoping for a better life here in the Philadelphia area. On Monday, they arrived in Delaware on a private jet at New Castle Airport.

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The Brandywine Valley SPCA rescued the dogs. They were at risk of being killed at Louisiana shelters.

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Delaware is the only no-kill state in the nation.

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The dogs can be adopted at Brandywine’s New Castle and West Chester locations.