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- The county waived adoption fees for dogs already in their shelters as it will be at least 30 days before the seized dogs can be adopted.
Officials have waived adoption fees and are working with nearby animal shelters and rescue groups to accommodate some 350 dogs seized from a dog breeding business.
Hillsborough County officials say conditions were so dangerous at Trish's All Breed Grooming that they obtained a court order this week and evacuated about 350 dogs into the county's pet shelters.
The county waived adoption fees for dogs already in their shelters. It will be at least 30 days before the seized dogs can be adopted.
Scott Trebatoski, the director of the county's Pet Resource Center, tells the Tampa Bay Times county workers found as many as 30 dogs in cages meant for just one or two at the business.
One puppy was found dead and others are in critical condition.