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Lansing’s Capital Area Humane Society is looking for homes for four rescued beagles

One of the rescued beagles receives some affection.
Amanda Andrade-Rhoades for NPR
One of the rescued beagles receives some affection.

The Capital Area Humane Society in Lansing is in search of forever homes for some of the beagles rescued from a breeding facility in Virginia. The beagles were removed in early August from a breeding facility in Virginia. That’s after a federal investigation discovered the dogs lived in deplorable conditions.

"There was a nationwide attempt to get these animals out of that facility and into loving homes. So we were participating in that activity, many, many shelters throughout the country, took dogs and brought them back to their shelters so they could be adopted." said Julia Wilson who heads the Capital Area Humane Society.

Wilson says the number one criteria they are looking at in prospective owners is patience. The dogs will take time to adjust after their traumatic upbringing.

Details on adoption are at the Capital Area Humane Society website

As WKAR's Bilingual Latinx Stories Reporter, Michelle reports in both English and Spanish on stories affecting Michigan's Latinx community. Michelle is also the voice of WKAR's weekend news programs.