Mesquite Animal Services rescues 111 dogs

Mesquite rescues 111 dogs
Photo credit City of Mesquite

Mesquite Animal Services was notified on Thursday about a home with a large number of dogs. Animal control officers found 111 dogs on the property, all small breeds. City regulations set a limit of three dogs at a residential location.

The owner agreed to surrender custody of the animals to Mesquite Animal Services they were taken to the city's animal shelter to be impounded and vaccinated. The city called on several outside animal rescue agencies for help and was able to place all of the dogs with those agencies for adoption.

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People interested in adopting or fostering one of the dogs can contact the Mesquite Animal Shelter at 972-216-6283.

They can also contact one of the following animal rescue groups directly:

Lewisville Animal Shelter
Tri-City Animal Shelter
Dallas DogRRR
White Rock Rescue
Dallas Pets Alive
Cody’s Friends Rescue
High Plains PAW
East Lake Pet Orphanage
Fuzzy Texan Animal Rescue
Street Dog Project
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