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Hope for Teagan, dog saved from hoarder in West Virginia

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Teagan is one of nearly 200 animals who was rescued from a horrific hoarding situation in Doddridge County, W. Va.

According to Wednesday's WBOY News, an infestation of rats in the area of the hoarder's residence led officials to the home where Teagan, and 17 other dogs, 100 cats and dozens of birds were forced to reside.

Teagan is currently being fostered through Pet Helpers, Inc. - the emaciated dog, who was clearly neglected, was pulled by the rescue agency from the Harrison County Animal Control where she had been taken after the animals were seized from the hoarder's home.

Teagan, like most of the other dogs who were inside of the home, was forced to live inside of a cage - not only was her body starved, but she was starved for attention.

Under the rescue agency's loving care, Teagan has already started to blossom. Today, she is free from the confines of her former, filthy cage, her stomach is full and she is wearing a cozy sweater to keep her warm.

Follow Teagan's journey at this link to her rescuer's Facebook page.

Other animals seized from this home were taken in by:

Animal Friends, Harrison County Humane Society, and PURR WV

Continue reading: Three nuns adopted senior pit bull in New York

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