Emergency appeal

The Camden Police Department is receiving donations of dog-related supplies after 28 live dogs and two dead ones were recovered Wednesday from a Camden home.

Camden authorities rescued a woman and 28 dogs from a house on Tulip Circle while answering an animal control complaint.

On Wednesday, the Camden Police Department received a call about a barking dog. Animal Control Officer Amber Wisinger was dispatched to Tulip Circle.

The officer heard a woman calling out for help and heard several dogs barking. She then called for backup and emergency services.

After the resident was taken by EMS to Ouachita County Medical Center, the ACO and another officer removed 30 dogs from the home, 28 living and two deceased.

No charges have been filed yet. Camden police are investigating the incident and looking into why the woman was living in these conditions. The woman remained hospitalized is in stable condition.

In the meantime, Camden-area residents are answering an emergency appeal from the Camden City Pound for dog food and other dog supplies, such as medicines and shampoos. The public has been asked to bring supply donations to the Camden Police Department.

Tulip Circle is in southeast Camden off Arkansas 7.

Wisinger and Jennifer Pinson from H&P Alliance are working to take special care of these dogs and helping them find safe homes.

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