Cumberland Valley Animal Shelter seized 1 chow-chow and 16 chihuahuas from two mobile home lots on Mickey Inn Road in Chambersburg,Pennsylvania. Buck Hessler, a humane society police officer for the shelter, told The Record Herald, "When I arrived, I found feces and urine covering both places and the dogs were infested with fleas. I was wearing a respirator."
Officer Hessler had initially visited the mobile home park regarding a sanitation complaint on Lot 19, where Sally Brown kept 11 chihuahuas and 1 chow-chow. Aware that Ms. Brown was sharing dogs with her friend Steven Knoll, Hessler decided to also check in on Knoll's residence on Lot 12 where he found 5 additional chihuahuas living in deplorable conditions. Both residences had been the subject of previous complaints which had resulted in Brown and Knoll receiving warnings..." More