More than 4,000 beagles rescued from a medical breeding facility are in need of homes. A Triangle-based organization says you can help. :: WRAL.com

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More than 4,000 beagles need homes, and a Triangle-based organization says you can help.

Triangle Beagle Rescue of North Carolina says they have been asked for help and are ready to commit to fostering the remaining beagles at Envigo’s medical dog breeding facility in Virginia.

The organization, which is 100% foster home based, has no open foster homes.

A spokesperson for the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) said beagles will need lots of love because they didn’t get it before.

“These dogs never put their paws on the grass. Many of them never saw the sun. They never had a toy. They never had a bed. had no family,” PETA Vice President Dan said. paden.

The spokesperson said PETA had someone working undercover at the facility where the dogs stayed and found food contaminated with maggots and animals kept in feces, which he says is a long-standing animal cruelty problem at the facility.

“It’s wonderful that they have all these opportunities, but it’s also totally foreign to them,” Paden said.

Triangle Beagle Rescue of North Carolina says anyone who has ever adopted or is adopting from a foster home and wants to help with a lab beagle should email [email protected] Those who have not yet been sponsored or adopted by the organization can begin the foster family approval process here.

The steps to becoming a host family include the online application, a telephone interview and a home visit. Homestays must be in the Triangle or Greensboro area.

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