LODI (CBS13) – Officers say they have rescued dozens of animals living in squalor at a home in Lodi.
The Lodi Police Department says animal services and police officers served a search warrant to a home along the 1500 block of S. Fairmont Avenue on Tuesday. Police say they have been fielding multiple calls about alleged animal abuse at the home.READ MORE: Supply Chain Issues: 'There Really Are Problems Everywhere,' Even For Small Companies
At the home, officers found more than 20 dogs, 20 chickens, dozens of fish, 6 pigeons and cockatiel.
Officers say the animals were living in poor conditions and some were diseased and malnourished. Some dead animals were also found at the home, police say.READ MORE: Sheriff: Family Killed On Hike In Sierra National Forest Died Of Heat-Related Issues
One man, 46-year-old Sayed Mohsin Shah, was arrested. He’s facing charges of felony animal abuse.MORE NEWS: Auburn Man Arrested Twice In One Day On Suspicion Of Theft
Rescuers are now trying to find foster homes for the animals for the time being.