276 dogs rescued from N.J. home

HOWELL TWP., N.J. (WPVI) -- At least 276 dogs and counting were rescued in what's being called the worst case of animal hoarding in Monmouth County.

The dog were found inside a home in Howell Township, New Jersey.



A litter of puppies was born just minutes before help arrived.

SPCA officials say the owners definitely cared for the animals, but things clearly got out of control.

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At least 276 dogs and counting were rescued in what's being called the worst case of animal hoarding in Monmouth County.



Crews set up a triage unit outside the home to evaluate the canines.

They vaccinated and micro-chipped the dogs before sending them to the Monmouth County SPCA.

It's requesting crates, blankets, food and money to care for them.
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