CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - Thirty-two small breed dogs have been rescued by the Gaston County Animal Control division and were turned over to the Humane Society of Charlotte on Wednesday.
The dogs were privately owned by a Gaston County resident who was breeding them and who can no longer care for them.
The Humane Society of Charlotte sent staff to Gaston County Wednesday to pick up the dogs, which included Poodles, Bichons and Chihuahuas, and bring them to their Charlotte shelter.
Shelter veterinarian Dr. Judi Vogt was on site to examine the dogs and evaluate their medical conditions. Most of the dogs appear to be healthy with some minor skin conditions.
The dogs will receive any immediate medical treatment necessary and will then be placed up for adoption.
"We are so glad that we can be a resource for our neighboring county and assist these dogs in need," said Shelly Moore, Humane Society of Charlotte President/CEO.