This is where the rusty cages used to be, stacked two high, with about three dogs in each cage. In just a few days, the dogs' lives have changed forever. This empty room represents freedom for the dogs who used to face living all their days, weeks, months and years here.
Just days ago, nearly 300 dogs were in a building in the middle of cornfields. They were living their lives in rusty wire cages stacked two cages high, three dogs to a cage. They had no hope of anything changing for them.
August 16, 2012 – RedRover, a California-based nonprofit organization, is deploying volunteers from 9 states and Canada to care for 240 Chihuahuas and 40 Shar-Peis in Richland County, Ohio. The dogs’ owner and local breeder, Edith Buchko, is in failing health and surrendered custody of the dogs to the Humane Society of Richland County. Buchko’s son alerted RedRover of the dogs’ situation and the need for emergency care.