Hettinger County Sheriff Sarah Warner said more than 50 dogs were rescued from a Mott, ND couple after investigating a case of neglect of animals.

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According to reports, the dogs were in cramped conditions, laying in their own feces and on top of other dead dogs. There were so many dogs in such horrible conditions, it was difficult to figure out each dogs fur color. Some of the dogs had heath issues and injuries to their paws. It seems all of the dogs have been neglected for sometime according to witnesses on the scene.

The property owners, William and Mary Ziegler were booked and released on bond. The couple is due back in court for a preliminary hearing on December 1st.

You can help with a donation or if you would like to help this situation somehow, contact Furry Friends Rockin Rescue  or Bakken Paws. Some of the animals are available for adoption. A word of caution, if you should want to adopt one of these dogs, they are in need of a lot of attention and training. These dogs have not been socialized with humans and have never been on a leash. These types of dogs will need a lot of patience and time to socialized with humans and other family members.