Hundreds of rescued animals prepare for forever homes – Action News Jax


GREEN COVE SPRINGS, Fla. — This weekend lots of of deserving animals will discover their forever homes.

Action News Jax first advised you almost 300 animals ― together with round 100 canines — have been rescued from a house on Old Jennings Road final month. Our investigation additionally uncovered data of previous violations on the property.

Now, many of these animals are prepared for their subsequent proprietor. Starting at 9 a.m. Saturday, potential pet homeowners will arrive on the Clay County Fairgrounds to select up their animals, taking them from filth and hoarding situations to new loving homes.

Neighbors advised us the property from the place the animals have been recovered had been an eyesore and security concern for years. Barnyard animals like chickens, pigs and goats roamed freely on the property, whereas canines — many severely malnourished — have been saved in soiled kennels.

It took investigators hours to soundly crate the animals earlier than transporting them to the Fairgrounds, the place a rescue facility had been arrange.

“Everybody down here is housed. Each dog has got their own kennel to stay in,” Morgan Grove, volunteer coordinator for the Board of Clay County advised Action News Jax shortly after the animals arrived on the Fairgrounds.

Grove says the roughly 100 canines have been terrified once they first got here to the fairgrounds after their seizure. “A lot of fearful dogs hiding in the back of their cages, trembling, covered in feces, urine,” she stated.

Only registered adopters with a affirmation electronic mail and matching ID shall be allowed to see the animals.