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Dog survives neglect, recovers in shelter
The only surviving dog from a Buna home is ready for adoption.
Jasper County sheriff's deputies found 17 animals in the house after a neighbor called to report the abuse.
Officers found nine dogs and seven cats in such bad shape they had to be euthanized.
But for one dog, there might be a happy ending.
Her name is Haley.
She's a schnauzer terrier mix and about 18 months old.
Today, she's healthy in a shelter.
Investigators say she made it out of the home just in time.
Investigators say they found more than a dozen animals malnourished, lacking shelter and water, and severely diseased Thursday.
For one investigator, it was the most extreme case of animal neglect she's seen.
Investigators say they do plan to press charges.
If you see an animal that may be in an abusive situation.
Contact your local law enforcement.