On Sunday, June 9, twenty-three farm animals got a new lease on life. With the help of law enforcement, Pets Alive rescued the animals from horrendous living conditions. They were emaciated, dehydrated, lacked medical care, and lived in darkness.
The eight ponies, a donkey and horse were emaciated. They lived in 4×4 foot, feces-lined stalls, barely big enough to turn around – with no access to natural light. Their hooves are in bad shape, a sign that they have not gotten regular farrier visits to keep their hooves trimmed and healthy. Additionally, several of the ponies had missing fur and body sores on their backs.
Pets Alive is currently working with a medical team so each animal’s condition and needs can be assessed and treated accordingly.