More than 100 dogs have been rescued from a farm east of Waterloo. Black Hawk County Sheriff’s deputies searched the farm owned by Melvin Youngblood and Donna Jacobsen. Sheriff’s Deputy Tony Thompson says investigators found a sad scene with terrible conditions for the dogs and many were flea infested. Thompson says one of the 110 dogs has since died. Charges are pending against both Youngblood and Jacobsen.The Cedar Bend Humane Society notified the Sheriff’s Department about the dogs after receiving numerous complaints.
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