PUPPY MILL: Operator Will Not Get Dogs Back
A judge in Pottawattamie County has ruled, the owner of what authorities are calling an illegal puppy mill will not get his dogs back.
Central PA woman charged with cruelty in latest bad rescue bust
With the closure of more than 250 large scale commercial breeding kennels in the past three years, some may say Pennsylvania has shed its reputation as the "puppy mill Capital of the East."
Animal cruelty investigation in Monroe County
"You've got dogs inside living in two dogs per cage going to the bathroom in there. It's just awful," Monroe County Sheriff Cecil Cantrell said.
New bill would prevent sale of puppies obtained from animal mills
State Sen. John McKinney and state Rep. Brenda Kupchick testified recently on HB 5027, an Act Prohibiting the Sale of Dogs and Cats Obtained from Substandard Domestic Animal Mills. The bill, introduced by the two legislators, would prevent pet stores in Connecticut from taking advantage of consumers by selling puppy mill pets.
Animal cruelty cases focus of investigation by county authorities
Nancy Starkey, 66, of Clarksburg, pleaded guilty Thursday to one count of cruelty to animals for keeping 21 dogs in filthy conditions, said Scolapio, who serves as the county humane officer.
Senate committee approves of ‘puppy mill’ registration
A years-long crusade to crack down on suspected abuse at commercial dog breeding facilities in West Virginia took another stride forward Monday in the Senate Judiciary Committee.
Horton ordered to pay more than $14,000 in civil penalties
The former Hillsville man who was the subject of the largest puppy mill rescue in the nation now must pay more than $14,000 in civil penalties after a complaint by the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
Dog left paralyzed from neglect has some new wheels
A dog left paralyzed from years of neglect in a puppy mill now has a new set of wheels.