Animals Seized From “Puppy Mill” In Parker County
FORT WORTH (CBSDFW.COM/AP) – More than two dozen dogs and other animals have been seized from a property in North Texas after being found with afflictions including intestinal parasites, untreated wounds, malnourishment and dehydration.
Staff members at the Human Society of North Texas told the Fort Worth Star-Telegram that the property in northwest Parker County appeared to have been a “puppy mill.”
Parker County sheriff’s office Deputy Danie Huffman says animal control officers got a tip on Monday that about 150 animals were being kept in squalid conditions. Animal control officers then checked the property before calling in the humane society.
Tammy Roberts, the humane society’s interim director, says that many of the animals had been removed by the time they arrived Tuesday. She says they’re trying to locate those animals.
(© Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)
- DeSoto Police Seek Murder Suspect
- Prime Prep Academy’s Charter Not Revoked
- Woods Is All Smiles At Phoenix Open
- Patrick Says ‘Open Carry’ Not Top Priority
- Draft Notes Vol. II: Five More I Like, But One You Can’t Have
- Man Fights To Take Pregnant Wife Off Life Support
- Cowboys’ Romo Update: Complication In Back Surgery
- Flu Cases Spike In Texas, 13 Dead In Houston Area
- 70-Year-Old Brutally Attacked Outside Restaurant
- Owner Reunites With Dog 4 Months After ‘Dognapping’
- PHOTOS: Your Pet Pictures