171 dogs euthanized in Nye County animal cruelty case

LAS VEGAS, Nevada (FOX5) – The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) has now provided an update on the hundreds of dogs found in a case of animal cruelty in Nye County.

FOX5 has learned that 171 dogs have been euthanized out of a total of 276 dogs found.

Two people were arrested on animal cruelty charges after the dogs were found in appalling conditions.

Six dogs died beyond the number of euthanized dogs according to the new information released by the ASPCA. The national organization took care of 82 dogs.

Many FOX5 viewers reached out asking how they could help the dogs. With Nye County Sheriff’s Office collecting thousands of donations from the public, a total of 17 dogs were adopted.

Below is the full statement from the ASPCA to FOX5:

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