75 dogs, 24 birds seized from mobile home

bangordailynews.com Published: March 22, 2013

WILTON, Maine — State officials seized 75 dogs and puppies, 24 birds, including three chickens, at a mobile home on Route 2 after finding some of them sick, emaciated and in unsanitary conditions, reports The Bangor Daily News.



The home of Nancy Champagne was searched by state animal welfare agents and Wilton police March 14 after a complaint was filed and officials got a search warrant.

“This is still an open investigation that started with a complaint to the Animal Welfare Program,” director Liam Hughes said Thursday. “We are still processing information gathered and getting all of the animals healthy.”

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