OGDEN – October 22, 2015 (Gephardt Daily/ Standard Examiner) — Twenty-six of the chihuahuas rescued from a home in Ogden last week are now available for adoption, and five of these already have new homes.
Ogden Animal Services officers collected 29 chihuahuas from a home near the 2800 block of Lincoln Avenue on October 14, according to the Standard Examiner. Two chihuahuas stayed with the owners. Authorities said they also found “large quantities of drugs” at the home.
Police were called to the home the night before on an unrelated issue and discovered the dogs. Most of them are chihuahuas but a few are mixes. All of the dogs are believed to be under four years old, with a group of puppies that are about four months old.
Adoption specialist at the shelter Laura Jolley said: “They have all been seen by local vets for a health check. There have been some with dental problems, which are common in smaller dogs, and two had issues with their spine/knees.
“We were able to adopt out five yesterday, and have received applications for a few more of them.”
The adoption fee is $85. That includes their microchip, rabies vaccine, DAPPV+CV vaccine, dewormed, and their spay/ neuter at Brookside Animal Hospital. Anyone who chooses to have them altered at another vet will be given a $40 voucher towards the price of getting that done.