4 children, more than a dozen pets discovered living in squalor in Queens

October 14, 2013 3:53:12 AM PDT
A man in Queens is facing several charges after police found four children living in a home full of animals.

Police came to the home in Richmond Hill on Sunday morning after responding to a domestic dispute.

Inside, they found the four kids, ages 7-11, living in terrible conditions. They also found fifteen dogs, ten of them puppies, two boa constrictors and a lizard.

A 29-year-old man was arrested for endangering the welfare of a child, and cruelty to animals.