37 neglected animals, including horses and hens rescued in Portage County

37 neglected animals, including horses and hens rescued in Portage County
Horse rescued. (Source: Portage APL)
Horse rescued. (Source: Portage APL)

PORTAGE COUNTY, OH (WOIO) - More than two dozen animals were rescued from a location in Portage County last week.

The animals include; three horses, 26 hens, three roosters, two ducks, two geese and a cat. The humane officer needed to seize the animals immediately due to their poor conditions.

All of the animals, with the exception of the cat, are being cared for at the Happy Tails Farm. The cat was taken to the Portage APL.

According to Portage APL's executive director the three malnourished horses were in the worst conditions. All three are hundreds of pounds underweight.

One horse was in dire condition, according to the director.

Authorities are continuing to investigate. They have not said if the owners will be facing any charges.

Both rescue groups need help to care for these and other rescued animals. Donations can be made online HERE & HERE.

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