Concern sparks over dogs found in empty Jefferson County home

TALBOTT, Tenn. (WATE) — Danny Brewer of Jefferson County has been getting in canine that no a person else can preserve. He now owns 11 puppies and has supplied for them the best he is familiar with how.

In the past number of months, worries more than the animals’ dwelling disorders have introduced the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Section and animal command to the assets, but Brewer mentioned he’s only been seeking to support.

“Everybody is calling me to choose in their pet dogs due to the fact they just cannot pay for to feed them,” he explained.

However, thanks to inflation, he has located himself struggling to preserve up.

“Financially it’s been tricky to consider care of their food costs, it is outrageously significant, and receiving them the professional medical awareness that they require has been unattainable,” Brewer explained.

Each and every 7 days, Brewer spends $300-$500 on meals alone. The canines dwell powering home he owns exactly where he has been retaining and caring for them for many years.

“They’re fed everyday, offered drinking water day by day and I’m in excess of below day-to-day, but they have to have to be healthy,” Brewer reported.

Fears have sparked throughout Tennessee above these animals as several felt they were being experiencing animal cruelty, but the Jefferson County sheriff, Jeff Coffey, introduced this assertion expressing:

Animal handle has been to this residence on several events, the most up-to-date becoming yesterday. All animals have food, drinking water and shelter and all are introduced healthier.

Leia Hyder, of Hamblen County, noticed some posts and remarks on social media about problems for the canine. She decided to examine out the scenario herself.

“Sometimes people today with a big heart just take in too considerably,” Hyder mentioned. “He is not suggest to the animals, he has attempted his ideal, but everybody these days is acquiring a difficult time and he has gotten overcome and he just would like help for them, independently or superior but, a rescue.”

Even though Brewer has the ideal of intentions to choose care of the dogs, he admits that he might have taken on far too considerably.

“They’re like the ideal young children you are going to ever have, they never increase up and they require any person, they have to have any person,” he said.

Brewer has surrendered the pet dogs to Companion Animal Rescue and Education (Care). All of the puppies will be taken to their facility and receive the medical awareness they want.

The shelter will be accepting donations to aid with the dogs’ healthcare bills. All of the canines will also be accessible for adoption after getting suitable care.