In recent years, The HSUS has assisted with more than two dozen puppy mill rescue operations in North Carolina. Photo by Meredith Lee/The HSUS
It’s happened in North Carolina again – not a civil rights controversy or a boycott, but yet another case of animal cruelty exposed. The Cabarrus County Sheriff’s Office teamed up with the HSUS Animal Rescue Team to deliver 105 dogs from the bowels of yet another filthy, overcrowded puppy mill . There were cats and even goats living in unsafe conditions, with so many animals with untreated medical issues and in need of urgent veterinary care.
The animals, many of them older dogs, were living in dark, damp conditions inside wire cages surrounded by cobwebs. They were starving for human attention and many had rotting gums and teeth and other serious ailments. But despite their troubles and mistreatment at the hands of the people they’d known, many […]