Almost 30 dogs seized from Henderson County residence

Almost 30 dogs were taken into custody on Wednesday night during an abuse and neglect investigation by the Humane Society of Henderson County and Animal Control.

The Executive Director of the Humane Society of Henderson County, Kent Preston, says that 27 Airedale terriers were seized during the investigation.

According to animal control officials, no charges have been filed.

The Humane Society of Henderson County Facebook page says the dogs were living in "substandard conditions at a residence in Henderson County."

The post continues, "Animal Control officers responded to the residence and found nearly 30 dogs in kennels covered with fecal material and living in deplorable and unlivable conditions. Animal Control officers and Humane Society personnel took possession of all dogs, examined them at a Veterinarian for any issues they may need, and housed them at the Humane Society."

The Humane Society says that charges have been places on the owner of the dogs and they are currently awaiting trial.

Officials with the Humane Society say they are in need of fosters as well as supplies for the 27 canines taken into custody.

They are also asking for volunteers to help take care of the dogs.

Preston, who is in charge of the Humane Society and Animal Control in Henderson County, says the Humane Society's capacity is 80 animals, but they are currently housing more than 150.

If you'd like to volunteer, donate or learn more about adoption, contact the Henderson County Human Society at 270-826-8966.

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