Man arrested after 33 dogs found in horrid living conditions, 1 dead
ASCENSION PARISH- Deputies arrested a man for dog cruelty after dozens of pups were found in foul living conditions.
Ascension Parish Sheriff Deputies were dispatched to a home on Martin Road Sunday to assist the animal shelter. When they arrived, they discovered that 33 dogs were living in horrible conditions, and one of the animals was found dead.
The homeowner was identified as 50-year-old Thomas West. He was arrested and booked for 33 counts of animal cruelty in Ascension Parish Jail.
Officials say all dogs have been taken to Cara’s House animal shelter for housing and treatment.