A 27-year-old Omaha woman was cited and 13 dogs were seized from her home Tuesday after authorities were tipped off to unsanitary conditions.
Mark Langan, vice president of field operations for the Nebraska Humane Society, said Nicole Busey, who lives near 83rd and Miami Streets, was cited for having too many dogs in her home, maintaining unsanitary conditions, animal neglect and violation of license and vaccination requirements.
He said authorities found dog feces and urine throughout the house. Several of the dogs were quite skinny, he said, and some appeared to be suffering from skin conditions.
Humane Society officials were trying to determine whether Busey owned or was boarding the dogs, which included an assortment of breeds.
Police arrived at the house with a search warrant, but Busey refused to answer her door.
Langan said a locksmith was called to admit police and Humane Society officials.
The Humane Society had received numerous tips about conditions at Busey’s home.
Langan said she has had dog-boarding and licensing problems at other locations in recent months. — Jay Withrow