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June 13, 2014

Up to 18 dogs removed from city home

CUMBERLAND — A dozen or more dogs were removed from a Greene Street residence during an eviction of the tenants Friday, according to Allegany County Animal Shelter Executive Director Tina Rafferty.

A dozen dogs were removed and transported in two vehicles at mid-afternoon for transport to the animal shelter where veterinarians were called to examine and treat the canines.

The dogs were discovered during an eviction of the property located at 661 Greene St.

Cumberland Police were called to the location for traffic control but the matter was being handled by animal control personnel.

Rafferty said a dozen dogs were removed by 3 p.m. and four to six additional dogs were expected to be removed from the property Friday afternoon.

 

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