Saturday, June 6, 2009

Animals rescued from home still need help

BY BRIAN KEILEN, Grand Haven Tribune

WEST OLIVE — Of all the animals removed from a Grand Haven home last week, Abbei Monroe of the Harbor Humane Society thinks three-legged Homer is in the best shape.

The 11-year-old golden retriever/yellow Labrador retriever mix is one of five dogs and nine cats removed from a home on the 400 block of Ferry Street on May 26 after a report of possible "animal hoarding."

Police said an odor of urine and fecal matter could be detected 15 feet from the house, which was found to be unfit for occupation by both animals and humans. An investigation into the incident could lead to charges against the owner, authorities said...  More