Pets rescued from house fire getting acclimated to normal life

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - Three days after being rescued from a burning house, 23 pets are returning to a normal life.

Firefighters rescued 23 pets from a burning home early Tuesday afternoon.

Smoke and heat had major adverse effects on the animals, and many needed oxygen to be revived.

Temekia Page, 35, was booked into the East Baton Rouge Parish jail on 18 counts of Cruelty to Animals, and posted a $9,000 bond.

Paula Shaw of the Companion Animal Alliance says that "all the dogs were covered in feces and have severe skin issues from that".

According to volunteers, the rescued animals spent two days at the CAA getting groomed, bathed, and acclimated to life outside of their usual condition.

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