Thursday, June 18, 2009

Deceased man discovered to be hoarding poodles

ROOSEVELT, Utah (ABC 4 News) - In the process of responding to a medical call at a cabin in Tabiona, authorities discovered an incident involving animal hoarding.

Apparently an elderly man passed away Thursday night after being transported to a hospital. When the Duchesne County Sheriff responded they found that the man had been living alone in a single-room cabin with 75 poodles.Sixty-six of them were living.

The Roosevelt City Dog Shelter responded to the call, but is unable to handle this many dogs.

In addition to the poodles, there was approximately eight other dogs as well as an unspecified amount of goats on the property... More

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