ST. PETERSBURG, FL — St. Petersburg Police want to know who would leave nine feces-covered dogs crammed into a rusty crate in an alley off 15th Street North.
Police found the dogs, all chihauhau mixes, abandoned and in poor condition on Monday, April 16. They were filthy, had overgrown nails and one was missing an eye.
Police turned the dogs over to Pawlicious Poochie Pet Rescue in St. Petersburg, a nonprofit rescue founded by Jaime Bunny McKnight in 2013.
McKnight said she was horrified when she saw the condition of the dogs.
"Nine chihuahuas smashed in a rusted cage, held together with rope, rusted wire bottom , no food , no water and dumped in an alley in St. Petersburg," McKnight said, describing the condition of the dogs...Read More