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45 cats and dogs seized from Phoenix animal shelter

Posted: 9:54 PM, Dec 12, 2018
Updated: 2018-12-13 04:56:25Z
45 cats and dogs seized from Phoenix animal shelter

PHOENIX — At least 45 cats and dogs have been seized from a Phoenix animal shelter Wednesday.

Phoenix police say they responded along with the Arizona Humane Society to the Az Dog Adoptions shelter near 19th Avenue and Lower Buckeye Road around 11:15 a.m. for a welfare check.

Investigators determined many of the dogs and cats had not received medical treatment and were not being cared for.

Forty-five animals have been seized and rescuers are still on scene investigating.

It's unclear if any arrests have been made in the case.

This is an ongoing investigation. Stay with KGUN9 for the latest developments.