Knudtson, Michael

Address

Lake Mills , IA
USDA License # 42A1149

USDA inspection notes (from October 21, 2013 unless otherwise noted)
  • Water bowl that is severely dirty on the inside. (February 23, 2011)
  • First room on the left in the outdoor housing facility. Old wooden gate covering a large hole in the chain-link fence of the primary enclosure. (February 23, 2011)
  • Two open trash bags in the indoor housing facility. (February 23, 2011)
  • One enclosure in the outdoor housing facility. There is no shelter and there is very little to no bedding. The temperature is 25.5 deg F. (February 23, 2011)
  • One enclosure in the outdoor housing facility. There is no shelter and there is very little to no bedding. (February 23, 2011)
  • One enclosure in the outdoor housing facility. There is no shelter and there is very little to no bedding. (February 23, 2011)
  • First room on the left in the outdoor housing faility. Large hole in the chain-link fence. The curtain-link fence around the hole is twisted and protruding into the primary enclosure. (February 23, 2011)
  • Close-up photo. The chain-link fence of the large kennel on the right in the indoor housing facility. Wire panel on the outside of the cage is covering a hole in the chain-link fence. (February 23, 2011)
  • Distant photo. The thin wire fence, making up the back wall and one corner of the pen, is not attached to the back wall. End of the fence is rolled up and sitting in the back of the pen. (February 23, 2011)
  • Matting around the ears. (February 23, 2011)
  • The thin wire fence, making up the back wall and one corner of the pen, is not attached to the back wall. End of the fence is rolled up and sitting in the back of the pen. (February 23, 2011)
  • A large piece of wood within a primary enclosure is loosely attached to the side of the cage. It is severely chewed, worn, and soiled. (February 23, 2011)
  • The chain-link fence of the large kennel on the right in the indoor housing facility, is not structurally sound and is not in good repair. (February 23, 2011)
  • Overview of the indoor housing facility showing primary enclosures that are not structurally sound. (February 23, 2011)
  • Within the indoor housing building, the first pen on the left. Large piece of plywood on top of the cage that is falling down into the primary enclosure. (February 23, 2011)
  • Thin wire fencing that is not stable. The wire bends easilty and shakes significantly when the animals jump on it. The fence can be easily lifted and moved around. (February 23, 2011)
  • Matting on the chin and chest. (February 23, 2011)
  • One enclosure in the outdoor housing facility. There is no shelter and there is very little to no bedding. (February 23, 2011)
  • One enclosure in the outdoor housing facility. There is no shelter and there is very little to no bedding. (February 23, 2011)
  • Rusty food and water bowls. (February 23, 2011)
  • The back, right area of the outdoor housing facility. Two ceiling lights are not functioning. There is limited lighting and is very dark. (February 23, 2011)
  • One enclosure in the outdoor housing facility. There is no shelter and there is very little to no bedding. (February 23, 2011)
  • The first room on the left in the outdoor housing facility. One cage housing one dog. The room has limited lighting and is very dark. (February 23, 2011)
  • Close-up photo of a rusted water bowl with holes created from the rust. (February 23, 2011)
  • Close-up photo. Paint on the wooden door is worn and peeling.
  • Distant photo. Enclosure wall is made of red brick and mortar that is crumbling and the cement is crumbling and porous.
  • Close-up photo (1st photo). Enclosure wall is made of red brick and mortar that is crumbling and the cement is crumbling and porous.
  • Distant photo. Paint on the wooden door is worn and peeling.
  • Close-up photo (2nd photo). Enclosure wall is made of red brick and mortar that is crumbling and the cement is crumbling and porous.
  • Distant photo. Pitting and flaking rust, metal erosion with holes on bottom rail of the primary enclosure fence.
  • Close-up photo. Pitting and flaking rust, metal erosion with holes on bottom rail of the primary enclosure fence.
  • Distant photo. Pitting and flaking rust on the bottom rail of the primary enclosure fence.
  • Close-up photo. Distant photo. Pitting and flaking rust on the bottom rail of the primary enclosure fence.
Water bowl that is severely dirty on the inside.  (February 23, 2011)
First room on the left in the outdoor housing facility.  Old wooden gate covering a large hole in the chain-link fence of the primary enclosure.  (February 23, 2011)Two open trash bags in the indoor housing facility.  (February 23, 2011)One enclosure in the outdoor housing facility.  There is no shelter and there is very little to no bedding.  The temperature is 25.5 deg F.  (February 23, 2011)One enclosure in the outdoor housing facility.  There is no shelter and there is very little to no bedding.   (February 23, 2011)  One enclosure in the outdoor housing facility.  There is no shelter and there is very little to no bedding.  (February 23, 2011)First room on the left in the outdoor housing faility.  Large hole in the chain-link fence.  The curtain-link fence around the hole is twisted and protruding into the primary enclosure.  (February 23, 2011)Close-up photo.  The chain-link fence of the large kennel on the right in the indoor housing facility.  Wire panel on the outside of the cage is covering a hole in the chain-link fence.  (February 23, 2011)Distant photo.  The thin wire fence, making up the back wall and one corner of the pen, is not attached to the back wall. End of the fence is rolled up and sitting in the back of the pen. (February 23, 2011)Matting around the ears.  (February 23, 2011)The thin wire fence, making up the back wall and one corner of the pen, is not attached to the back wall. End of the fence is rolled up and sitting in the back of the pen. (February 23, 2011)A large piece of wood within a primary enclosure is loosely attached to the side of the cage. It is severely chewed, worn, and soiled.  (February 23, 2011)The chain-link fence of the large kennel on the right in the indoor housing facility, is not structurally sound and is not in good repair. (February 23, 2011)Overview of the indoor housing facility showing primary enclosures that are not structurally sound. (February 23, 2011)Within the indoor housing building, the first pen on the left.  Large piece of plywood on top of the cage that is falling down into the primary enclosure.  (February 23, 2011)Thin wire fencing that is not stable.  The wire bends easilty and shakes significantly when the animals jump on it. The fence can be easily lifted and moved around. (February 23, 2011)Matting on the chin and chest.  (February 23, 2011)One enclosure in the outdoor housing facility. There is no shelter and there is very little to no bedding. (February 23, 2011)One enclosure in the outdoor housing facility.  There is no shelter and there is very little to no bedding. (February 23, 2011)Rusty food and water bowls. (February 23, 2011)The back, right area of the outdoor housing facility.  Two ceiling lights are not functioning. There is limited lighting and is very dark. (February 23, 2011)One enclosure in the outdoor housing facility.  There is no shelter and there is very little to no bedding.   (February 23, 2011)The first room on the left in the outdoor housing facility.  One cage housing one dog.  The room has limited lighting and is very dark.  (February 23, 2011)Close-up photo of a rusted water bowl with holes created from the rust.  (February 23, 2011)Close-up photo. Paint on the wooden door is worn and peeling. Distant photo. Enclosure wall is made of red brick and mortar that is crumbling and the cement is crumbling and porous. Close-up photo (1st photo). Enclosure wall is made of red brick and mortar that is crumbling and the cement is crumbling and porous. Distant photo. Paint on the wooden door is worn and peeling. Close-up photo (2nd photo). Enclosure wall is made of red brick and mortar that is crumbling and the cement is crumbling and porous. Distant photo. Pitting and flaking rust, metal erosion with holes on bottom rail of the primary enclosure fence. Close-up photo. Pitting and flaking rust, metal erosion with holes on bottom rail of the primary enclosure fence.  Distant photo. Pitting and flaking rust on the bottom rail of the primary enclosure fence. Close-up photo. Distant photo. Pitting and flaking rust on the bottom rail of the primary enclosure fence.

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