Humane Society Rescues 10 'Critically Ill' Puppies in Douglas County

Published 07/21 2014 05:56PM

Updated 07/21 2014 06:29PM

DOUGLAS COUNTY, Mo. -- The Humane Society of Missouri rescued ten basset hound puppies from Douglas County.

The Humane Society says the puppies were critically ill.

The ten-week-old puppies were very thin to emaciated, had pneumonia and internal and external parasites, along with ear and eye infections.

They were at a licensed breeding facility.

The Humane Society will turn over medical reports to the Department of Agriculture, which will then recommend to authorities whether.

Prosecution should be pursued.

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