Recovering: Freed dogs start the journey to homes of their own
By Catharin Shepard
Published in News on February 8, 2009 2:00 AM
Dr. Agnes Davis, right, of the National Veterinary Response Team, and Sheila Gardnes examine a male poodle that Wayne County animal control authorities seized Friday from Thornton Kennel. Rescuers found 283 dogs, including Lhasa apsos, Shih Tzus, Maltese, poodles and Chihuahuas, housed in filthy conditions. Today, the rescued animals are resting at the Wayne Agricultural Fairgrounds.
A volunteer takes care of two Maltese dogs that Wayne County animal control authorities seized Friday. The dog on the right was missing all of its teeth, just one of many ailments volunteer veterinarians discovered when they started examining the rescued dogs.
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