276 dogs rescued from N.J. home

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At least 276 dogs and counting were rescued in what's being called the worst case of animal hoarding in Monmouth County. (WPVI)

At least 276 dogs and counting were rescued in what's being called the worst case of animal hoarding in Monmouth County.

The dog were found inside a home in Howell Township, New Jersey.


A litter of puppies was born just minutes before help arrived.

SPCA officials say the owners definitely cared for the animals, but things clearly got out of control.

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At least 276 dogs and counting were rescued in what's being called the worst case of animal hoarding in Monmouth County.



Crews set up a triage unit outside the home to evaluate the canines.

They vaccinated and micro-chipped the dogs before sending them to the Monmouth County SPCA.

It's requesting crates, blankets, food and money to care for them.

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