CHARLESTON COUNTY, S.C. (WCSC) – Officers with the Charleston County Sheriff’s Workplace say they’ve seized 57 canine from a house after the home-owner had been hospitalized and unable to look after the animals.
On Tuesday morning, the sheriff’s workplace animal management unit responded to a house on the 7500 block of Freeway 162 within the Hollywood space following a citizen criticism. When authorities arrived they reported observing dozens of canine that had been being saved inside and outside a house that was arrange as a canine rescue operation.
“The home-owner had been hospitalized and was unable to look after the canine,” the sheriff’s workplace mentioned. “The Sheriff’s Workplace obtained a search warrant for the property and has labored all through the day to grab roughly 57 canine of assorted breeds and sizes.”
In line with deputies, the situation of the canine is being assessed, and the authorities concerned are working to search out housing for the animals at numerous organizations, primarily the Charleston Animal Society.
“No legal prices have been filed at the moment,” the sheriff’s workplace mentioned. “The investigation is ongoing. Anybody who has considerations concerning the situation or care of pets is requested to contact regulation enforcement moderately than taking direct motion. CCSO’s Animal Management Unit is specifically skilled to deal with such incidents. In Charleston County, name dispatch at 843-743-7200.”
The Charleston Police Division, Mount Nice Police Division, Charleston Animal Society, Hallie Hill Animal Sanctuary and Pet Helpers assisted within the effort.
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