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2 arrested in Adams Co. for animal neglect


FRIENDSHIP (WKOW) -- A man and a woman are facing multiple charges after authorities found more than 190 neglected animals on their property.

The Adams County Sheriff's Department responded to a complaint on Wednesday of possible animal abuse on the 3400 block of 9th Ave. in the Township of Springfield.

Upon further investigation, deputies found dozens of neglected animals including 2 horses, 37 dogs, 7 guinea pigs, 1 ferret, 13 cats, and 133 rabbits.

Jess and Tina Kolb were both arrested on 10 counts Mistreatment to Animals as well as 3 counts of Neglecting a Child.

This case remains under investigation as well as recovery efforts, placement, and medical treatment for the animals.

Due to this extreme circumstance, the Adams County Humane Society is in great need of items and services. Anyone who wants to help with food for any of the animals, cleaning supplies, animal bedding, and monetary donations should contact the Adams County Humane Society at 608-339-6700 or the Adams County Sheriff's Department .

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