Nassau Humane Society rescues 16 dogs from Puerto Rico amid $150,000 budget deficit

More than a dozen dogs landed in Florida Friday from Puerto Rico and are waiting for their forever home at the Nassau Humane Society.

16 dogs rescued out of Puerto Rico arrive in Nassau County

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However, the humane society is in trouble and $150,000 in the red. The COVID-19 pandemic closed the society’s thrift store for two months and shut down all in-person fundraisers. 

“When they come off the plane and you see little guys like this, it is just so exciting,” said Mandy Holden, operations manager at the Nassau Humane Society.

The pups are among 150 the Big Dog Ranch Rescue flew in from a dilapidated in Puerto Rico, which had just five staff members to care for around 800 dogs. 

“They were all really scared being on a cargo plane across the ocean and then coming into an airport when they’ve never been

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Humane Society rescues 55 dogs from Franklin County property | News Headlines

FRANKLIN COUNTY, Mo. (KMOV.com) – The Humane Society of Missouri rescued 55 dogs from a property in Franklin County Tuesday.



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The dogs, most of which are Basset Hounds, were mostly in crates and were sitting in their own urine and feces. Authorities believe they had not been cared for since at least Sunday.

“It just breaks your heart. It can make you angry,” said Debbie Hill, vice president of operations for the Humane Society of Missouri. 

The owner of the property was believed to be breeding the dogs, was arrested last week on a warrant out of Iowa for fraudulent practices.

“We had actually been to this property a month ago perhaps right after they had opened, started setting up this facility so were aware animals were housed there and we had in fact alerted Missouri department of agriculture because we felt that there was perhaps some unlicensed breeding

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Ohio humane society rescues cats from unsanitary pet rescue

An Ohio pet rescue where employees were previously convicted of treating hundreds of cats inhumanely is again under investigation.

The Lake Humane Society in northeast Ohio says it rescued 161 cats from Caroline’s Kids Pet Rescue & Sanctuary in Concord Township on Sept. 25. Forty-nine cats were found dead at the pet rescue, the humane society said.

A complaint about conditions of the cats and the facility led the humane society to the pet rescue, it wrote in a Sept 28 Facebook post. The humane society found the cats in “unsanitary conditions,” it said on Facebook.

A picture the humane society posted shows feces and a syringe in a dirty sink at the facility.

The cats were surrendered to the humane society Monday and some are being treated for various ailments, including upper respiratory infection and “infestation of fleas and ringworm,” according to Lake Humane Society.

In 2016, four employees

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