Mesquite Animal Services rescues over 100 dogs from one home


Staff at Mesquite Animal Services rescued 111 small-breed dogs Thursday from a single home after receiving report of numerous dogs on the location.

“The property owner surrendered the animals to the City, and we transported them to our shelter for impoundment and intake vaccines,” mentioned Maria Martinez, director of Mesquite’s Neighborhood Services, in a metropolis press launch. “We worked with our rescue partners and by the end of the day, all the dogs left the shelter to begin their new journey.”

In the discharge, Martinez shared that metropolis code permits a most of three dogs per residence. A Facebook submit by Mesquite Animal Pawtners — a neighborhood animal nonprofit — mentioned all the dogs required medical consideration.

According to the town press launch, Mesquite Animal Services was capable of place all the dogs with animal rescue companions.

“This was a successful rescue event, and we could not have done it without our hard-working city staff who acted quickly and with compassion, and our animal rescue partners,” Martinez mentioned within the launch.

How to undertake a rescued canine

The metropolis urged the general public contact the next rescues for adoption or fostering alternatives: