Brandywine Valley SPCA seize multiple abused dogs in Delaware County

Brandywine Valley SPCA seized five abused dogs and the remains of a sixth from a residence Delaware County on Wednesday.

Three adult dogs were found living outside with insufficient housing. Two of the animals had a chain tether embedded around their necks, and one had its ears manually clipped.

The SPCA also discovered two malnourished puppies living in the basement of the Yeadon-area home.

The abused dogs are being cared for at the SPCA facility in West Chester.

The investigation is ongoing, but multiple charges agianst the owner of the dogs is expected.

"The conditions were appalling and unacceptable," said Adam Lamb, BVSPCA Chief Executive Officer.

"We look forward to working with the DA to hold the owner accountable and ultimately helping these dogs get the loving homes they deserve."

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