18 Dogs Rescued From Unsanitary Malden Home

Photos of a home in Malden where investigators say 18 dogs were found living in unsanitary conditions.
Animal Rescue League of Boston

A dog owner is facing charges after 18 dogs living in "unsanitary" conditions were removed from a Massachusetts home, according to the Animal Rescue League.

Authorities removed the dogs from a home in Malden last Friday. Some of the dogs were taken to an emergency animal facility to receive 24-hour care. According to the Animal Rescue League, nine of the dogs look starved, and a majority were undergroomed.



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The dogs are on refeeding plans to ensure they gain weight slowly and safely, according to the Animal Rescue League. A majority of the dogs will spend time in foster care as they recover.

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