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Thousands of beagles rescued from Virginia breeding facility now ready to be adopted

A veterinary technician carries beagles into Paw Prints Animal Hospital on August 8, 2022, in Waldorf, Maryland. Homeward Trails Animal Rescue partners with Paw Prints clinic to get rescued pets spayed and neutered as well as dental work done before WASHINGTON - Thousands of beagles have been removed from a mass breeding facility in Virginia and are ready to be adopted. The Humane Society of the United States said Tuesday that more than 2,000 beagles are now being transported to shelter and rescue organizations across the country.

Many have already arrived, including some dogs in Michigan, Florida, and California.The dogs are now in need of loving homes with families who can foster or adopt them. Several beagles found their furever home! Nearly 4,000 dogs were rescued from a lab on the East Coast; now many of there were adopted and are living happy lives.In July, the Humane Society revealed that approximately 4,000 beagles would be removed from Envigo, a company that breeds and sells animals for research. Envigo has been accused of having unfit conditions, including providing inadequate veterinary care and insufficient food, according to the Humane Society. Envigo’s facility, located in Cumberland, Virginia, was taken to court in 2021 after the U.S.

Department of Agriculture and other law enforcement agencies found multiple federal violations.Homeward Trails, a Virginia-based animal shelter, rescued beagles from the Envigo breeding facility in Cumberland, Va. The beagles were bred for medical research purposes.

(Sue Bell/Homeward Trails) In a complaint filed with the U.S. District Court in the Western District of Virginia, adult and puppy beagles were said to be underfed, injured and sick.

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