For Some, a Love of Animals Can Turn Unhealthy

An Oregon woman who kept dozens of rabbits was recently charged with more than 100 counts of animal neglect. It could be a case of animal hoarding, a serious form of obsessive compulsive disorder that propels people to keep collecting animals.

Ann Dornfeld reports from member station KLCC in Eugene, Ore.

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