A total of 58 dogs and puppies were seized from a suspected puppy mill operation in Montana on Tuesday. According to a news release from the Beartooth Humane Alliance, Carbon County authorities seized the dogs after obtaining a search warrant for a residence in Roberts.
Carbon County Sheriff Josh McQuillan described conditions at the home on the property as “extremely crowded and filthy.” The dogs seized from the residence are Cavalier King Charles Spaniels – the seized dogs included mothers, puppies, intact males and pregnant dogs, including two near giving birth.
The person running the breeding operating has not been identified and there is no word on whether or not an arrest was made.
The Beartooth Humane Alliance is organizing care of the dogs. They have received vet exams and will to be moved to a location for care and attention during the case, McQuillan said.The Humane Alliance is accepting donations to help with care for the dogs, including food and cleaning supplies and maintaining their space.
Interested in helping?
Donations can be made to the Beartooth Humane Alliance, P.O. Box 2333, Red Lodge, MT 59068. BHA requests writing “Dog Rescue” on the memo line.
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