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Pittsburgh Police, Animal Care and Control, and Humane Animal Rescue Respond to Animal Hoarding in Carrick Residence

Date: October 13, 2021
Incident Type: Animal welfare
Location: Zone 3
Summary:

Pittsburgh Police Animal Law officers, Pittsburgh Animal Care and Control, and Humane Animal Rescue removed multiple animals from a residence in the 300 block of Linnview Avenue in Carrick at around 2:30 p.m.

Officers removed 26 small breed dogs and 13 cats from the residence. Two of the dogs will require emergency care.

The dogs were taken to Humane Animal Rescue on the North Side. The cats were transported to their shelter in the East end.

The investigation is ongoing.

      


Reporting PIO:
Cara Cruz

2021-10-13
PIO@pittsburghpa.gov