Report: 5 corgis rescued in Georgetown in high demand, shelter says


Late last month, animal control officers found 14 animals dead and rescued 40 others from a rural home in Georgetown. According to a previous American-Statesman report, the owner was charged with 15 counts of animal cruelty.

At the time of the bust, Williamson County Sheriff Robert Chody asked the public to consider adopting some of the animals, which were relocated to the Williamson County Animal Shelter.

People listened. 

Of the 14 dogs rescued from the property, five corgis drew immediate attention of potential adoptive owners. The Williamson County Animal Shelter told KXAN that about 200 people have contacted the shelter about the fate of the corgis. 

“If half of the people who wanted a corgi would come and adopt or foster, our shelter would be empty," the shelter’s coordinator told the TV station. 

A post on the North Texas Corgi Rescue’s Facebook page reports that the corgis will be up for adoption Sunday:

If you’re looking for a chance to call one of the dogs your own, it seems your best bet is to visit the Williamson County Animal Shelter on Sunday. But if you’re just looking for a new friend, there are plenty of shelters in and around town that are constantly looking to match you to an animal in need!


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