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Doctor to visit 84 Great Danes next week in animal cruelty case

  • Christina Fey of Wolfeboro appears in District Court at the Carroll County Superior Courthouse in Ossipee on Sept. 6, 2017. Fay was charged in June with abusing 84 Great Danes. (ELIZABETH FRANTZ / Monitor staff) Elizabeth Frantz

  • The Humane Society of the United States works with the Wolfeboro Police Dept. to rescue approximately 70 Great Danes from a suspected puppy mill on Friday, June 16, 2017, in Wolfeboro, N.H. (Meredith Lee/The HSUS) Meredith Lee


Associated Press
Thursday, September 28, 2017

A New Hampshire woman who had 84 Great Danes seized from her home and who has pleaded not guilty to animal cruelty charges has found someone to visit them.

Christina Fay is seeking control over the care of the dogs, which were seized in June. Authorities say the dogs were living in filth and suffering from sores and other health problems.

Fay was allowed to pick a veterinarian or veterinary technician to observe them.

The agreement, reached Thursday, says a doctor will visit the dogs on Monday, a day before a hearing is scheduled on the case. The location of the dogs is being kept confidential.

Fay’s trial is scheduled for Oct. 25.