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Animal abuse investigation / 57 dogs seized.

Jefferson County Oregon Sheriff June 29 at 10:15 PM · Animal abuse investigation / 57 dogs seized. On June 29, at approximately 9:10 a.m., Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office deputies executed a search warrant on NE Loucks Road, approximately 5 miles east of Madras. 57 dogs were seized due to the unsatisfactory living conditions. The breeder was arrested and issued a criminal citation for Animal Neglect in the Second Degree and for Standards of Care Applicable to Dog Breeders. The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office would like to thank the Three Rivers Humane Society in Madras along with a local veterinarian for their help. The veterinarian performed a wellness examination for each animal and the humane society was able to transport and will care for all the animals at their facilities pending the outcome of the criminal case. Assisting the Sheriff’s Office was the Jefferson County District Attorney’s Office. Press release by Sgt. Grote / Posted by Sheriff Adkins on June 29, 2019 @ 10:16 p.m.

Please note: These dogs are on an evidentiary hold pending the outcome of the investigation and relevant court proceedings. They are not available for adoption or foster.

As you can imagine we are in need of a large amount of supplies to care for these animals during their stay. We are in need of donations to help care for the dogs during their stay. Please click the buttons below to view or wishlist and/or to donate monetarily. Your help is greatly appreciated and will help us tremendously while the dogs are in our care.
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Welcome to Three Rivers Humane Society!

Three Rivers Humane Society is located in Madras, Oregon. This shelter was born from the idea that shelter dogs deserve the best care possible. We are excited and challenged to take a tiny shelter in a small, rural area in a new direction; where dogs are seen as individuals, community members are proud to be involved, adopters share their experience with others, and above all…where Love Finds a Home.

When you adopt from Three Rivers Humane Society you are giving a dog a second chance for a wonderful life. You adoption fee covers the spay or neuter surgery, 24PetWatch microchip, shots to date including rabies if applicable, free vet visit donated by local veterinarians, and an introductory free month of pet health insurance provided by 24PetWatch Pet Protection Services, and engraved ID tag.