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BARCS seizes over 80 dogs from hoarding situation, Orioles Pitcher Cole Irvin leads rescue effort [Video]

The Baltimore Animal Rescue and Care Shelter is asking for help after over 80 dogs were seized from a hoarding situation.

Through social media, BARCS announced the seizure of 83 dogs and one cat from a home in the Clyburn/Pimlico neighborhood on Thursday. The dogs are of different ages, sizes and breeds.

Bailey Deacon, a spokesperson for BARCS, said for those that cannot foster or adopt, a donation can be made as the shelter faces a minimum bill of $30,000 for the medical treatment of the dogs seized.

Baltimore Orioles pitcher Cole Irvin and his wife are among those that jumped into action during the hoarding crisis, donating $3,000 to the animal shelter.

The couple’s response was a substantial financial donation over the weekend, followed by in-person donations on Monday. Now, Irvin is encouraging others to join him in supporting the shelter.

“Try to get dogs adopted out, find ‘furever’ homes and just trying to make an impact,” Irvin …

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