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LAS VEGAS (AP) — A Las Vegas man and woman face five felony animal torture and abuse charges after authorities investigating the discovery of three dog corpses in a box outside an animal shelter found 35 Chihuahuas at the couple's home.

KTNV-TV reports that employees alerted police who traced the box and a vehicle seen on video when a woman left it in February at the Animal Foundation.

Officers arrested 64-year-old Brian Savage on May 2 and 46-year-old Camilla Kepler on May 10.

Court records show they're due in court May 21 for a preliminary hearing of evidence in the case.

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Their attorneys didn't immediately respond Tuesday to messages.

Animal Foundation officials say the dogs from the house are getting medical and behavioral care with a goal of putting them up for adoption.

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