advertisement

Central Missouri Humane Society takes in 28 dogs seized by state

Tuesday, January 5, 2010 | 9:54 a.m. CST; updated 3:52 p.m. CST, Tuesday, January 5, 2010

COLUMBIA — Nearly three dozen dogs are being sheltered in Columbia after being seized from an eastern Missouri home.

Officials with the Missouri Department of Agriculture and the Central Missouri Humane Society says the 28 dogs arrived at the shelter cold and frightened, but none appeared to be in poor health.

Humane Society interim director Alan Allert says the shelter hopes to find homes for them quickly.

The dogs were seized Monday from a home in Montgomery County following a tip about an apparent puppy mill. But Allert says the owner was a "pet hoarder" whose collection of dogs got out of hand.

Most of the dogs being sheltered are small, including Chihuahuas and beagle-Labrador mixes. Eighteen more dogs remain on the Montgomery County property.

 


Like what you see here? Become a member.


Show Me the Errors (What's this?)

Report corrections or additions here. Leave comments below here.

You must be logged in to participate in the Show Me the Errors contest.


Comments

Ray Shapiro January 5, 2010 | 1:44 p.m.

("Humane Society interim director Alan Allert says the shelter hopes to find homes for them quickly.")
Well that's good to hear.

(Report Comment)

Leave a comment

Speak up and join the conversation! Make sure to follow the guidelines outlined below and register with our site. You must be logged in to comment. (Our full comment policy is here.)

  • Don't use obscene, profane or vulgar language.
  • Don't use language that makes personal attacks on fellow commenters or discriminates based on race, religion, gender or ethnicity.
  • Use your real first and last name when registering on the website. It will be published with every comment. (Read why we ask for that here.)
  • Don’t solicit or promote businesses.

We are not able to monitor every comment that comes through. If you see something objectionable, please click the "Report comment" link.

You must be logged in to comment.

Forget your password?

Don't have an account? Register here.

advertisements