Children & Animals Rescued From Squalor

October 6, 2011 Updated Oct 6, 2011 at 11:42 PM EDT

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Children & Animals Rescued From Squalor

October 6, 2011 Updated Oct 6, 2011 at 11:42 PM EDT

BUFFALO, NY ( WKBW ) More than a dozen dogs and two young children were rescued from squalor on Buffalo's east side Thursday.

Erie County Sheriff's Deputies made the discovery at a home on May Street Thursday afternoon while serving a warrant.

A man and woman were arrested, and the two children ages three and seven, were taken by officials who reportedly gave custody to the grandparents.

The SPCA is currently taking care of the animals.

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