More than 50 dogs rescued from ‘unbelievable conditions’ in Central Texas home
(KWTX) - The Humane Society of North Texas Cruelty Department worked with Hill County Sheriff’s Department earlier this month to rescue more than 50 dogs that had been living in “unbelievable conditions for quite some time,” the humane society said.
Humane society workers entered a Hill County property on April 12 in hazmat suits and respirators due to the high levels of ammonia.
More than 50 dogs and puppies were rescued from the dilapidated, trash-filled and feces-covered residence, which was still inhabited by the owner.
According to investigators the dogs were infested with fleas and suffered from varying skin issues and hair loss due to the unsanitary living conditions.
HSNT Cruelty Department also explained the dogs were afflicted with numerous types of intestinal parasites including; hookworms, roundworms, whipworms, and tapeworms.
Many of the females were pregnant or had recently given birth, leaving all of the moms and puppies covered in feces with no where to escape.
The structure holding all of these dogs was covered in approximately 3- feet of compacted urine and fecal matter.
The Humane Society of North Texas is currently taking care of the dogs and tending to their current medical needs.
In a post on its Facebook page the Humane Society of North Texas said they are in urgent need of people to help foster the dogs as many of the females have given birth after they were taken in to the Humane Society.
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