Area officers rescued more than 80 animals from an "unlivable" Little Hocking mobile home Friday and charges of animal cruelty are expected to be filed.
The Humane Society of the Ohio Valley's shelter on Mount Tom Road was nearing capacity Friday when the 82 animals were added to the shelter population.
"We were already about 85 percent full but now we're at about 130 percent capacity and we need some help," shelter manager Steve Herron said Friday night.
Thirty-five dogs, 11 birds, four rabbits, two ducks and 30 chickens were removed from the mobile home at 3265 School House Road, Little Hocking, according to a report from the Washington County Sheriff's Office. Nearly all the animals were inside the trailer..." More