DEVORE (CBSLA.com) — The nearly 200 dogs rescued from a puppy mill are ready for adoption beginning Monday.
The 191 dogs have been at the San Bernardino County Animal Shelter since February 6. Their owner has still not been identified.READ MORE: Public Health Officials Lift Warnings For Certain LA County Beaches
On Saturday, some of the dogs will be taken to neighboring shelters in Upland, Rancho Cucamonga and Pomona. Those facilities have spay and neuter capabilities.
The following dogs will be available at these locations, officials said Friday.
Upland Animal Shelter – (909-931-4185)
Cocker Spaniels (7)
Rancho Cucamonga Animal Shelter – (909-466-7387)
Golden Retrievers (18)
Inland Valley Humane Society & SPCA (909-623-9777)
Poodles (10) (miniature, toy and standard)
San Bernardino County Devore Animal Shelter – (909-386-9820)
Monday – Dogue De Bordx(3), Shihtzu(2), Chihuahua (31), Yorkshire Terrier (11) (total of 47)
Tuesday – American Eskimo (10), Lhasa Apso (10), Maltese (28) (total of 48)
Wednesday – Pomeranian (26), Schnauzer (12), and Terrier (10) (total of 48)
“We have had overwhelming interest in these dogs by the community,” said Brian Cronin, Chief of San Bernardino County Animal Care and Control. “People have been inquiring every day wanting to know the status of this case and when the animals may be available for adoption. We are thankful to our neighboring shelters for stepping in to help these dogs be adopted by loving families.”MORE NEWS: 'People On This Block Are Hurting': More Allegations Pinned On LAPD In Aftermath Of South LA Fireworks Explosion
For more information, call San Bernardino County Animal Care and Control at (909) 386-9820 or visit their website to see photographs of the animals awaiting adoption.