TULSA, Okla. — Quick Facts:
- 40 dogs were rescued from Comanche County
- They were found in deplorable conditions
- The animals are now at an emergency shelter in Bixby
- They have been relinquished by owners and ready for adoption
The Humane Society of Tulsa said they rescued 40 greyhounds from deplorable conditions in Comanche County.
The owners relinquished the dogs and the animals are ready for adoption. Seven of them have found new homes so far.
Investigators also found two dogs dead and others in critical condition during the rescue. Officials said several dogs were chained and many were without food, water or shelter.
All of the animals were taken to the Human Society’s temporary emergency shelter in Bixby. They'll be getting spayed or neutered and can go to new homes next week.
The adoptions fee is $120, including microchipping.
The group said their greatest need is monetary donations to keep the shelter open and properly treat the animals. Supplies can also be dropped off from 8-5 at 13290 S. 80th E. Avenue in Bixby.
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