Friday, January 27, 2012

Osceola County Animal Control seizes dozens of animals

KISSIMMEE, Fla. - Osceola County Animal Control Officers seized dozens of animals earlier today from a home located at 2650 Ham Brown Road in Kissimmee. The animals were in various states of malnutrition and illness, and include 29 hogs, 25 dogs, 5 horses, 2 llamas, a donkey and several species of birds (chickens, ducks, geese and doves). 

"We are going to make every effort to do what's in the best interest of these animals," said Lee Radebaugh, Osceola County Animal Control Manager. 

The owner, Michelle Jones, surrendered the animals to officials after they were called to the property by the Osceola County Sheriff's Office. Animal Control previously removed a large number of animals from the owner's care approximately two years ago due to animal malnutrition and illness, including distemper..."  More & video

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