9 puppies rescued from Gravesend home

Nine puppies were rescued from a home in Gravesend after reports alleging that they were being neglected. Veterinarians of Oceanside Animal Clinic say the puppies

Veterinarians say the puppies were brought to them extremely malnourished, and some had ring worm and other parasites.

Veterinarians say the puppies were brought to them extremely malnourished, and some had ring worm and other parasites. (6/17/15)

BROOKLYN - Nine puppies were rescued from a home in Gravesend after reports alleging that they were being neglected.

Veterinarians of Oceanside Animal Clinic say the puppies were brought to them extremely malnourished. They say some had ring worm and other parasites.

After seeing a concerned post on the Facebook page of a group for dog lovers and receiving multiple calls, News 12 cameras followed a volunteer from Rescue City to a house where they negotiated with the owner to get the tiny pups out.

Volunteers say three dogs are in critical condition, and some were so skinny that their ribcages could be seen.

News 12 reached out to Animal Care Centers of NYC, which said it sent a field officer to the Gravesend residence. They said they did not find anything to warrant further action at this time.

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

Con Edison has offered a few tips you 1 Con Ed offers storm safety tips
Police have made an arrest in connection with 2 Police arrest man accused of hiding body parts at Hunts Point waste station
Brooklyn residents flocked to stores on Sunday to 3 Brooklyn residents prep for nor'easter
Police say the pedestrian was hit about 6 4 Driver charged after teen hit by SUV
Windswept rain moved through the Sheepshead Bay neighborhood 5 High wind gusts, rain hit Sheepshead Bay

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE