He had over 40 puppies and dogs and no food nor supplies. He claimed to have buried 75 dogs and puppies from parvo in his back field. It turned out however; the puppies we took were suffering from dehydration, malnourishment, and coccidia. The adult animals were fighting for food and breeding rights as all animals in the group were intact.
All the animals were removed in a process that took 6 weeks. The man kept 6 animals which Red Lake Rosie had neutered and spayed.
Joan Lawson paid for the vet bill. That was the most challenging of all experiences; after that, other challenges would pale in comparison. The man who owned them was the only help available to do this.