According to THE DODO in New Hampshire there is a mansion looking posh and impressive. But the inside held a dark, sad secret — the homeowner was running a puppy mill, a commercial facility that breeds and sells dogs for profit, and she wasn’t properly caring for the dogs.

Eighty-four Great Danes were crammed inside cages or running loose throughout the house, which was covered from floor to ceiling in feces. Many of the dogs were underweight and had infections on their eyes and paws.

There was no water available, and the only food was pieces of raw chicken scattered across the filthy floors.great danes rescued

In June 2017, an animal rescue team from the Humane Society of the United States(HSUS) gained entry into the home, and they’ll never forget what they experienced in there.

“They told me that the first thing that hit them was an overpowering rancid and putrid smell, with ammonia levels so high in some rooms that the rescuers’ eyes teared up,” Wayne Pacelle, then-CEO of HSUS, wrote in an article about the rescue operation. “There were feces and debris smeared across all the walls to the point where the windows were opaque.”great_danes2

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