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Dogs rescued from home in Benewah County

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BENEWAH COUNTY, Idaho -

It’s hard to see and even imagine going and rescuing dogs from a home.

Co-founder of Animals First, Wendi Preston, says the group rescued 10 dogs from a home in Benewah County.

She says they also found one dead dog on the property as well.

Preston says the mom of the litter is in rough shape, but there is one dog that has a fractured leg that, she says, has been that way for months.

The group says the original owners of the dogs moved away and left the dogs for the current owners to take care of.

She doesn’t know how the dogs would have made it through the winter if it weren’t for the rescue.

“Their injuries were neglected, they were never fed, they had to fend for themselves, and it's heartbreaking,” Preston said.

She added that the dogs will be available for adoption as soon as they fully heal, have their shots up-to-date, and are spayed and neutered.

It’s unclear if anyone will be charged in this case.

Preston says she wants to thank the volunteers for helping save the dogs.

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