Dozens of dogs rescued from hoarding situation in Cleveland now up for adoption

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CLEVELAND – Thirty-three Shih Tzus were rescued on April 16 from a hoarding situation in Cleveland. The pups were taken to the Cleveland APL after rescuers said they were in “absolutely deplorable” conditions.

Most of the dogs were cleaned up without any issues, just needing baths, haircuts and food to help them gain some weight.

Now, 17 of those dogs are ready to be adopted. Anyone interested can head to the Cleveland APL website to inquire about the dogs.

The dogs are expected to have some health and behavioral issues due to being in such poor conditions for so long. Applications will be reviewed on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Watch the original report below of the rescue: