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82 dogs removed from rural Indiana home

January 13, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Animal control officers and Porter County deputies used four trucks to take 55 canines from the Chesterton-area home on Wednesday then returned Thursday to take 27 more. The dogs are being evaluated by veterinarians. Continue Reading

When compassion turns to chaos

November 22, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Psychologist: Animal hoarding often indicate mental disorderEarlier this month, officials in Thief River Falls recovered 51 cats from a small house. Before that officials in Crookston recovered more than 60 cats from a house. What’s behind hoarding? An expert says it could be a mental disorder and an unmet emotional need. Hoarders never intend to hoard, says the head of one animal shelter. Continue Reading