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Big Dog Ranch Rescue comes to aid of Miami hoarder puppies

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More than 50 dogs have been found to be the victims of a Miami hoarder. Upon the death of their owner, authorities discovered purebred dachshunds that had been living lives of misery and neglect.

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Ten of the sickest dogs and puppies have been rescued by Big Dog Ranch in Wellington, According to the organization's Facebook page on Sunday:

"Ten lucky pups from the hoarding case in Miami have arrived and are safe at Big Dog Ranch Rescue. We will treat them for demodex mange and we will fill their empty bellies with delicious food (we'll also probably be caught several times sneaking them extra treats), and, most importantly, we will love them. We will hold them and nurture their broken souls from the inside to the outside. We will stand by them, protect them, and we will help them on their journey to find a forever home."

The dogs, mostly purebred dachshunds were emaciated, lethargic, feverish, wormy and covered in demodex mange.

The dogs will be eligible for adoption. Please contact Big Dog Ranch Rescue for updated information.

For more information how you can help, please click here. Please indicate the donation is for the "hoarder dogs of Miami."

The organization hopes to go to the overcrowded Miami-Dade Animal Services located at 7401 NW 74th Street to bring more dogs home who have yet to be placed with local rescues.

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