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CONTACT 13: 400 animals taken from animal rescue

Posted at 6:55 PM, Apr 22, 2016
Hundreds of animals were seized after an animal rescue was raided.
419 animals from the Desert Rescue Animal Sanctuary were confiscated. Some were sent to the shelter. Nearly 100 were euthanized. It's another tragic story of rescue gone wrong.
The rescue in Cold Creek is about 60 miles northwest of Las Vegas. Animal control officers and police raided the rescue, removing them from unhealthy, substandard conditions.