Woman found living with 49 dogs

A woman faces charges for torturing animals after police found her living with 49 dogs.Police and animal experts visited 36-year-old Margit P., who runs a charity organisation for puppies, yesterday (Tues) after neighbours informed officials of the horrific conditions the dogs were forced to live in at her estate in Kienings near Zwettl in Lower Austria.Authorities said today they found 43 adult dogs, six puppies and one dead canine at the property. Officials said the house was severely polluted with dog faeces. They added it seemed the animals had not been given any fresh food or water for some time. The animals were taken into care by a local animal shelter.