84 Great Danes have been seized from Christina Fay’s New Hampshire residence in June.
(Meredith Lee/Humane Society of the U.S.)
A New Hampshire lady pleaded not responsible Tuesday to 12 misdemeanor animal cruelty expenses in reference to the seziure of 84 Great Danes from her residence in June.
Authorities mentioned the canines have been present in poor residing situations in Christina Fay’s Wolfeboro mansion, and suffered from sores and different well being issues after they have been eliminated throughout the summer time.
“There was just feces everywhere,” Lindsay Hamrick, New Hampshire state director of the Humane Society of the United States, mentioned in June. “The dogs were sliding on it. We were sliding on it.”
Fay, who defended herself in Tuesday’s court docket listening to, denied the costs, WMUR-TV reported. She advised the choose that the canines “are literally my reason for living,” including that she wouldn’t have determined to take duty for the animals if she didn’t imagine she may present them with correct care.
Fay additionally denied testimony from former workers who claimed her home was filthy, arguing that she cleaned the flooring repeatedly.
Police mentioned in June that Fay ran a enterprise from the house known as De La Sang Monde Great Danes.
Wolfeboro is a city of about 6,300 residents in New Hampshire’s scenic Lakes Region.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.