BRISTOL, N. H. – Police in New Hampshire city are investigating the death of three dozen dogs were killed in two separate fires in the same kennel.
WMUR-TV reports police in Bristol said that the fire broke out three weeks apart in a kennel, where German Shepherds are bred.
Police say three adult dogs and 26 puppies were killed in a fire Wednesday, which may have been caused by a heat lamp.
Authorities say two adult dogs and five newborn puppies were killed in a fire at the same location three weeks ago. She said as a knock-on heat lamp caused the fire destroyed a house.
The police say they executed a search warrant Wednesday and found nine dogs that were still alive. The name of the kennel was not immediately available.
No charges have been filed.
Information from: WMUR-TV, http://wmur.com