Humane Society Sees Increase In Stray Animals In Montgomery
If you're driving in Montgomery and notice more stray dogs, you may be right -- the Montgomery County Humane Society says it's seeing an increase of stray animals coming into its shelter during the last few months -- and the number of mistreated and malnourished animals is rising...
150 of 225 cats and dogs at the Montgomery County Humane Shelter are strays and the shelter is seeing an even bigger increase of those needing medical attention. The Humane Society says the problem is because animals are being dumped on Montgomery's roadways.
Veterinarian, Dr. Neil Westbrook, says Lex is a stray -- found walking around with a broken leg for at least a month, starved.
"I've seen dozens of them... puppies just like this, adult dogs, that have no food or water, [that] are living skeletons," Said Westbrook.
The shelter says most strays are being found on the west side of Montgomery. They've found up to 17 dogs on one of those streets just in a day.
And like Lex, they all hope to find their forever home.
The Montgomery County Humane society says if you see a stray ... Or can no longer take care of your pet, call the shelter at 334- 409-0622