LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Dozens of dogs rescued from a hoarding situation will soon get a second chance and some of them will get that chance in Louisville.

The animals were found Friday covered in feces and trash in Whitesville, Kentucky.

Fifty-four dogs and one cat were rescued from a trailer in Ohio County, including many newborn puppies and some pregnant dogs.

Local law enforcement and animal organizations stepped in to help.

The animals were dirty, had parasites and were drinking rainwater with green algae in it.

Organizations have been getting the animals vaccinations and 17 of them were brough to Louisville Friday.

The dogs are being sent to the Kentucky Humane Society's main campus in south Louisville.

The dogs coming to Louisville include small to medium sized dogs along with some puppies.

Some will need time in foster homes before they can be adopted.

You can help them by donating to the Humane Society or being foster caregivers.

The dogs' owner is cooperating with law enforcement and is not facing any charges.

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