Oh, I agree 14+ that he was totally bogged down. I reckon though that dogs would have been suffering long before he died. It's a bad situation made worse by his death and I hope they act fast to end their suffering one way or another.
I did read more on that site and this is interesting, someone DID do the maths.
One female and her offspring can produce 67,000 puppies in just six years.
Wow!! And I thought a thousand dogs in 10 years. Wrong!!