Nearly two dozen dogs seized from a Franklin County home last week are almost ready to be adopted.
Last Friday humane officers pulled 23 basset hounds from a home in Fayetteville.
The owners, David and Peri Flory, surrendered the dogs and face nearly 50 counts of sanitation charges.
Humane officers said the dogs, including 13 puppies, were living in 20 inches of filth.
They are now being temporarily housed at the Cumberland Valley Animal Shelter in Chambersburg.
“It’s like humans. If you suddenly picked up and moved from your house and ended up in a cage somewhere, you’d be like ‘what is going on?’ said shelter spokesperson Jennifer Vanderau. “But for the most part they seem to be tail-wagging, kissing and they really do seem to be sweet babies.”
The puppies will be available for adoption starting on Saturday. The older dogs will stay at the shelter a bit longer before they are put up for adoption. For more information, contact CVAS at (717) 263-5791.