BOCA RATON (CBSMiami/AP) — Wearing hazmat suits and gas masks, authorities say they found 10 dead dogs and at least seven other mistreated canines inside a Boca Raton home that was filled with trash.READ MORE: Parkland Mom Remembers, Honors Memory Of Hero Son, Peter Wang, Who Sacrificed Self To Save Others
Palm Beach County Animal Care and Control Captain David Walesky tells news organizations that authorities raided the home after an anonymous animal abuse tip came in on Monday.
Inside, investigators found the caged dogs as well as trash piled at least 3-feet high.READ MORE: Former BSO Employee Julio Chang Faces Charges In Capitol Attack
Walesky says an unidentified woman who lives at the home will be facing criminal charges. Walesky says a man also lives there, but it is unclear whether he will be charged.
The surviving dogs were taken to Animal Care and Control to be examined by veterinarians.MORE NEWS: Florida Fire Rescue Chief Fired For Not Forcing Firefighter Vaccinations
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