More than 130 dogs saved from a hoarder in California two weeks ago need to be saved again – but only rescue groups can save them now.
The dogs were seized from Rainbow's End Animal Sanctuary in Apple Valley on June 18, where they had been living in one large pack for years without proper food, medical care or human interaction, San Bernardino County Animal Care and Control officials said.
Some dogs had to be euthanized for health reasons. The rest can only be released to rescue groups because of the costly and extensive medical care and behavior work they need.
Needy: The dogs were being held in poor conditions in a self-proclaimed animal sanctuary, according to rescuers
New home: Devore Animal Shelter is trying to find rescue groups to take on the pups after being overwhelmed by their number
130 dogs: The large number of puppies were being held without proper food or care
For the same reason, most rescue groups may only be able to take one or two dogs, said Doug Smith, the supervising animal control officer at the Devore Animal Shelter, about 60 miles east of Los Angeles
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