Rescuers Save 32 Animals From A Breeder Who Kept Them Locked In A House Without Food

These animals were on death’s door when we arrived, but they’re safe now and we’re going to do everything possible to help them recover.

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The person who owns the property is 73-year-old Jesse Gilbert. Jesse told police he did not live on the property, and was breeding the dogs in order to sell them.

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Police have charged him with 18 counts of animal cruelty, for what police deemed to be “clear violations of state and local animal cruelty codes,” according to a statement put out by ARC.

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In the statement, David Wood of the Morgan County Sheriff’s Department said:

It’s just pitiful that a dog, or any kind of animal, would be treated this way.

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These creatures are going to be treated much better from now on.

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Animal Rescue Corps now has legal and physical custody of all the animals. They have been taken to a temporary shelter, where they are being fed and loved, vaccinated and fixed, and provided other medical care.

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Then, the animals will be available for adoption. Their hellish existence of being bred for profit completely done, their lives as loved pets just getting started.

What do you think ?