Nearly 100 dogs adopted out after one of worst animal cruelty cases Ontario County has ever seen

The ‘Naples 85’ have new homes.

A total of nearly 100 dogs were seized over a series of incidents and investigations in 2019. The dogs ranged in age from four-months to 6 years. Altogether 96 dogs were seized by the Ontario County Humane Society.

And now, they have homes.

Humane Society officials say it was one of the worst animal cruelty cases they’ve ever seen.

Butterball was the final dog adopted out – and is enjoying his new home.

“We cannot begin to express our gratitude for the generous outpouring of support from our community,” Ontario County Humane Society Shelter Manager Dianne Faas said. “Providing the proper care for nearly 100 sick terries was no easy feat and we could not have done this without you.”

The shelter is only open by appointment at this time due to the Novel Coronavirus outbreak.


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