It is described as one of the most extreme cases of animal hording the Nebraska Humane Society has seen. Officials seized 65 Chihuahua’s from a Falls City home this week. Nebraska Humane Society spokesperson Pam Wiese says many of the animals are suffering from parasites, tapeworms, flea allergy and skin damage from fleas. Others are suffering breathing issues due to the ammonia soaked home. Others have knee problems and bad teeth.
Wiese says it is amazing that most of the dogs are in good condition. After medical care, some of the dogs will be available for immediate adoption. Others will enter foster care where families will socialize the dogs and work with them so they can go to new homes.
The dogs were taken from a 900-square foot home and were cared for by an elderly couple who admit the situation had gotten out of hand. They hated to see their dogs go but realized it was for the best. The couple will not be cited.