Pennsylvania SPCA officials find three emaciated dogs inside West Oak Lane home

A man was cited Wednesday after investigators say they found three emaciated dogs inside his home.


Humane law enforcement officers say they obtained a search warrant for a home on the 7000 block of Sommers Road in the West Oak lane section of the city after receiving a tip. When they arrived they found three emaciated pit bull terrier dogs inside, according to investigators.

The dogs’ owner, 23-year-old Anthony Wall, was cited for two counts of animal cruelty for unsanitary confinement and failure to provide veterinary care.

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The dogs were taken to the Pennsylvania SPCA shelter on Erie Avenue for veterinary evaluation and treatment.

“These dogs need medical attention, a healthy diet, and ultimately, a good home,” said Director of Humane Law Enforcement George Bengal. “They’re in good hands now, and we will work to rehabilitate them so they can move on to better lives.”

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