Thursday, November 3, 2011

Two apparent dog-breeding sites raided in Phila.

By Sam Wood

Police serving a narcotics warrant Thursday afternoon discovered a hoard of small dogs stowed inside two filthy Port Richmond rowhouses.

Officers found 33 dogs - many caked in feces - in two homes on the 2000 block of East Victoria Street. Ten dogs were found in one home, 23 in another home about three houses away, said an SPCA spokeswoman.

With the exception of a Husky and a Chow Chow, the dogs included Pomeranians, Chihuahuas, several small Maltese-like, and poodle mixes, said the SPCA's Wendy Marano, adding that most of the dogs appeared to be well-fed..."  More

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