Thursday, April 30, 2009

Animals Seized from Pet, Feed Store

Almost 1,000 animals seized in feed-store raid in Dalworthington Garden

DALWORTHINGTON GARDENS — A police raid on a feed store this week netted about 240 dead animals and more than 700 live animals that were for sale as pets, the Humane Society of North Texas estimated Thursday…

he animals housed at the feed store included dogs, cats, rabbits, chickens, rats, mice, ferrets, turtles, lizards, tarantulas and boa constrictors.

The actual number of dead animals was higher, said Tammy Hawley, the Fort Worth-based group’s operations director.

“We were only counting whole carcasses,” she said. “Some of them had been cannibalized by the other animals, so we weren’t able to count those parts.”..  More

Apr 30, 2009:  Animals Seized from Pet, Feed Store

Lari Baragerm My Fox

DALLAS / WORTHINGTON GARDENS, Texas - A local feed store popular with children for its pets was raided Wednesday by the Humane Society of North Texas. FOX 4’s Lari Barager explains what prompted authorities to take the animals and she talked to the store’s owner (Adam Zduniewich of Adams Feed)…  Link