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66 dogs seized from Rockville home

ROCKVILLE, Md. (WUSA9) -- More than 60 dogs were seized Friday evening from a home in Rockville after Montgomery County animal service officers found the dogs living in unfit conditions. 

Officers seized a total of 66 dogs from the home, some of which were in need of immediate medical attention.

According to animal services, officers were called to the home Thursday evening while investigating a dog bite case. While there, the officers made several notes about the property and suspected a large number of animals lived inside the home.

The homeowner was also uncooperative with officers and did not aid them in locating the dog involved in the bite case, animal services said.

The dogs were found to be in varying medical and behavioral conditions and additional examinations will be conducted. 

An investigation is pending and the lead investigator for animal services said the case is "complex due to its size."

The dogs are currently being cared for by animal services.

Jill Asman lives two houses down from the suspect. She said, “I could hear the dogs barking at night when everything else was quiet, but I had no idea it was that many dogs.” 

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