SHELBY, Ohio - Though 250 Chihuahuas were removed from a Shelby puppy mill last week, not all the animals were taken.
According to an Ohio Pet Placement official, seven Shar-Pei dogs and one kitten were left on the property after the raid last week.
After receiving a request, OPP volunteers made a trip to the mill Sunday to remove the remaining eight animals and bring them to the OPP facility for care.
The OPP official said the dogs have never been on a leash and fear human contact. Many of the dogs will need eye surgery and skin treatment.
Last week’s raid was made possible by The Richland County Humane Society, along with several other agencies.
Officials believe the owner of the business, who has cancer, tried to take care of the animals but couldn't keep up with the demand once her husband died from a heart attack and her sickness worsened.
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