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This horse is one of several rescued from a Foxboro farm on May 31 and taken in by the Humane Society of Douglas County.

Hurdles ahead after animal rescue from Foxboro farm

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The Humane Society of Douglas County is reaching out to the community after the rescue of more than a dozen animals from a Foxboro farm.

“There were some pretty sad things I saw that day,” said Sheila Keup, the humane society director. One dog’s hair was so matted, she couldn’t determine where its ears were and a veterinarian couldn’t find a heartbeat. There were “skinny, skinny horses like I’ve never seen,” Keup said. Garbage and feces littered the property and home.

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