Authorities in Polk County are looking for solutions after they found “60-70” canine on a property in Aragon, a small metropolis south of Rome, Ga. The division referred to as it “one of many worst cruelty to animal instances we’ve ever seen.”
In a video posted to the division’s Fb web page, dozens of canine may be seen scattered all through the dense woods on the property. Most look like pit bulls or pit bull mixes.
Chief Kenny Dodd stated that most of the animals seemed to be malnourished, and a few have been injured. They have been unfold all through the property, tied to timber and posts with heavy chains, crammed into small kennels or simply disregarded within the open. Many had no meals or water.
The Polk County Hearth Division arrived on the scene with a truck filled with water for the canine.
“None of those canine are vicious. I’ve petted everybody of them myself,” Chief Dodd stated. “I don’t understand how anyone might deal with an animal this manner.”
Dodd stated that the division deliberate to take away the canine Tuesday. Native shelters and people pledged their help within the feedback, and lots of people pleaded with rescuers to see if any of the canine have been their very own misplaced pets. Others volunteered to return to the location and socialize with the animals till they could possibly be safely eliminated.
“I needed the general public to see what sort of form these canine are in and the way they’re being handled,” Dodd stated. “Hopefully this may also assist in courtroom.”
Dodd didn’t give particulars on any suspects within the case or what initially introduced them to the property.