NEWS
03/27/2017 17:12 EDT | Updated 03/28/2018 01:12 EDT

No major health issues found with 96 dogs removed from Lethbridge home

Veterinarians were giving 96 dogs removed from a Lethbridge, Alta. a more thorough check Monday after initial examinations found no major health issues.

The dogs were removed from a home in the Varsity Village area of Lethbridge — about 200 kilometres south of Calgary — by the Alberta SPCA and Lethbridge Animal Services on Friday and are being cared for at an area animal shelters.

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Two of the younger dogs are a large breed and the rest are small breeds or mixes. They are of varying ages.

The dogs will remain at the shelter as part of a 10-day hold period.

Alberta SPCA spokesperson Roland Lines says the resident of the home co-operated and officials aren't sure yet if charges will be laid.

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