Officers from the Pennsylvania SPCA shut down an illegal pet shop in North Philadelphia Thursday.
Approximately 26 dogs were seized from the Brickyard Pet Supply store in the 2200 block of Cecil B. Moore Street in Brewerytown.
Pennsylvania SPCA officers and officials from the state's dog wardens office obtained a search warrant to search the store, which they say was unlicensed.
Officers found many of the animals in poor health and living in unsanitary and overcrowded conditions.
The dogs will be held for evidence and examined by a vet before determining if the animals can be adopted.
Investigators are still working to determine which individuals will be charged..." More & video