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From Angels of Assisi: Angels of Assisi assisted Mercer County, WV animal control in the seizure of over 50 Maltese mix dogs from a single dwelling. Angels of Assisi took 28 of the dogs to be rehabilitated and placed up for adoption. These dogs have never been outside or seen sunlight. They have mats in their fur full of feces and urine. Angels of Assisi volunteers and staff have spent the last 2 days bathing grooming and providing medical care to all of the new arrivals.

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“When seeing the conditions these dogs were living in and the situation they came from, we’re grateful to the community for helping Angels of Assisi be able to help in large scale rescues such as this one. We’re also appreciative to the Mercer County Animal Control for asking for assistance.” said Lisa O’Neill, executive director. These dogs are available for adoption. Interested applicants can fill out an application on Angels of Assisi’s website, angelsofassisis.org or stop by the adoption center any day, 12-6 pm. Angels of Assisi is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization dedicated to the preservation and care of all living creatures. We provide reduced cost medical care to companion animals with special emphasis on spaying and neutering to prevent pet overpopulation. We provide shelter, care and sustenance to companion and domesticated farm animals in need, including an adoption center for homeless dogs and cats and a farm animal sanctuary.