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The Virginia Beach SPCA Receives 12 Animals from North Carolina Cruelty Case

Virginia Beach, VA – The Virginia Beach SPCA received 2 dogs and 10 cats from a North Carolina animal cruelty situation in partnership with The Humane Society of the United States’ Animal Rescue Team. The property, located in Chatham County, housed over 150 animals including dogs, cats and livestock in a small mobile home and surrounding property. 

According to a Press Release from The Humane Society of the United States “Chatham County Animal Services became concerned about this situation when it received a report that more than 100 cats and dogs were kept in a small mobile home, and that livestock on the property also lacked proper care. When responders arrived on scene, they found approximately 150 animals living in unsafe and unsanitary conditions with untreated medical conditions.”

These animals have since been transferred to several shelters for adoption. The veterinarians and staff of the VBSPCA will evaluate and treat these animals and then release them for adoption.

This continues a long standing partnership between the two agencies. The Virginia Beach SPCA was named one of The Humane Society of the United States’ Top 10 Emergency Placement Partners for 2014 for their assistance in accepting and caring for animals taken from similar situations.