Forty-Four Neglected Goats Seized From Vermont Hoarder

January 2004

After working with authorities in Corinth, Vermont, for months, PETA finally got the Department of Agriculture, local law enforcement, the humane society, and the prosecutor’s office to join forces and secure a search warrant to inspect a goat hoarder’s property. They seized 44 neglected goats, including a little one who was emaciated and suffering from a leg injury.

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