Thousands of stray canines wander the streets and suburbs of Sochi. In the countdown to the Winter Games, Russian animal rights activists have accused city authorities of ramping up a campaign to exterminate street dogs through the use of poison. Animal rights activists are trying to rescue them.
WE HAVE AN UPDATE TO A STORY WE FIRST TOLD YOU ABOUT YESTERDAY ON NEWS 4 AT 6.
ONE OF THE DOGS RECOVERED FROM AN ABANDONED COFFEE COUNTY HOME ... IS MAKING PROGRESS.
MORE THAN A DOZEN DOGS WERE RESCUED FROM A MOBILE HOME IN THE ASBURY COMMUNITY YESTERDAY.
THEY WERE TAKEN TO THE ELBA ANIMAL SHELTER.
OFFICER GEORGE HOMYACK SAYS ONE OF THE DOGS IS STARTING TO SOCIALIZE WITH PEOPLE.
COFFEE COUNTY SHERIFF DAVE SUTTON SAYS HE'S ALREADY RECEIVED REQUESTS TO EITHER FOSTER OR ADOPT THE DOGS.