I had 2 dogs to rehome due to my husband passing away. I gave them to a friend of a friend. I tried to take them to him, but he said it would be better for them if I didn't. So he took them and I went 2 days later to see them. The yard and house are falling apart, and there's nowhere for them in the yard but a small path and it's really nasty, and the house is falling apart. That's why he didn't want me to take them to him. So I asked him for them back, oh and there's also drugs there, and he said I wasn't getting them back. What can I do?
How very tragic. People who suspect that an animal is being neglected or otherwise mistreated should contact the police, sheriff, animal control, and other entities that enforce animal cruelty laws in their locality. For example, some humane societies and SPCAs (societies for the prevention of cruelty to animals) conduct cruelty/neglect investigations. Additionally, sometimes offering to purchase an animal from an abusive person can expeditiously get an animal out of harm’s way. Good luck!
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