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Over a dozen dogs kept in shocking conditions were rescued by Beirut Municipality under a Lebanese law that protects animals from abuse. The 13 dogs were found held in separate cages on an empty lot in Beirut's Adlieh, according Beirut Municipality's chief of administration, Fady Daher. Following complaints from people in the neighborhood and animal rights NGOs, Beirut Gov. Ziad Chebib made the decision to rescue the dogs Friday under the Animal Protection and Welfare Law 47 of 2017 . The dogs were then transferred under the care of Animals Lebanon where they are currently being sheltered and treated.The law aims to improve the overall welfare of animals in accordance with international conventions.
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