by Shannon Cay
ELKINS, Ark. – The 300 dogs rescued from a Madison County puppy mill are taking the first steps in finding forever homes.
According to a special section of the Humane Society that deals with emergencies, they have starting dolling out the dogs, who are ready, to shelters, recue organizations, and other groups across the country that help relocate homeless animals.
The Humane Society in Huntsville says more than 20 dogs from the puppy mill will join them on Monday.
The dogs were rescued from a property near Elkins, Arkansas on Thursday, march the 3rd. According to Humane Society officials, the animals were living in deplorable conditions without access to food and water on property owned by 67-year-old Joyce Johnson.
Currently, she is facing two counts of animal cruelty.