HSUS Saves Animals

HSUS saves nearly 200 animals from an Alabama nonprofit claiming to offer animals up for adoption.

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The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) helped the Houston County Sheriff’s Department in rescuing around 150 dogs and 50 cats from Dirty Sally’s Pet Pals, an Alabama-based nonprofit. While Dirty Sally’s is set up as an adoption center, the rescue team found dogs suffering from medical conditions such as skin infections, and neglected cats and dogs living in dirty pens. “Whether Dirty Sally’s started with good intentions, it is now clear that the organization is unable to properly care for this number of animals,” says Mindy Gilbert, Alabama state director for HSUS. All of the animals are being taken to an emergency shelter, where they will receive immediate veterinary attention.

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