In North Yorkshire, A 58 year old woman Dorothy Harland kept three dogs and four cats in squalid Harrogate home.
Dorothy Harland was a founding member of Emergency Animal Rescue Service(EARS) in Ripon, North Yorkshire.
Jack, a Saluki, was discovered in a rusty cage too small to stand in, with no food or water in sight.
Without a gas mask police officers could not stand inside for more than a minute when they found the property.
In Harrogate, North Yorkshire, the cobweb covered livinf room was discovered by a water contractor.
Animal rights workers Dorothy Harland, 58, has been barred from owning pets for 10 years.
The all the dogs and cats were saved by RSPCA inspectors.