Souza, Josh L.

USDA License # 43B3620

USDA inspection notes (from February 17, 2015 unless otherwise noted)
  • Front portion of outdoor hutch facility with no wind or rain breaks. (January 18, 2012)
  • Temperature of 32.7 degrees F inside of outdoor hutch housing unit. (January 18, 2012)
  • Cracked cement slab with feces and dirt in the cracks. (January 18, 2012)
  • Outdoor plastic housing unit with no bedding or wind and rain break. (January 18, 2012)
  • 31.3 degrees F at the outdoor facility and no bedding in housing unit. (January 18, 2012)
  • Two puppies in the broker facility with no identification attached to them. (January 18, 2012)
  • Outdoor plastic housing unit with no bedding or wind and rain break. (January 18, 2012)
  • Outdoor plastic housing unit with no bedding or wind and rain break. (January 18, 2012)
  • Outdoor plastic housing unit with no bedding or wind and rain break. (January 18, 2012)
  • Two puppies in the broker facility with no identification attached to them. (January 18, 2012)
  • Outdoor housing units with no wind or rain break. (Nov. 5, 2012)
  • Outdoor housing units with no wind or rain break. (Nov. 5, 2012)
  • Acquisition record for puppies. (June 19, 2013)
  • Puppy ID. (June 19, 2013)
  • Puppies born 4/22/13 and transported 6/3/13. (June 19, 2013)
  • Puppies born 4/22/13 and transported 6/3/13. (June 19, 2013)
  • Hole in the sky light with piece hanging down into primary enclosure. (February 26, 2013)
  • Date & signature of attending vet for program of vet care 11/5/12. (February 26, 2013)
  • Wind break [sic] not properly attached. (February 26, 2013)
  • Adult Pug identified as Otis. Brown substance covering teeth, root exposure & reddened area high up in the gum/lip region. (February 26, 2013)
  • Inadequate amount of bedding. (February 26, 2013)
  • Dalmatian residing in the facility. (February 26, 2013)
  • State program of vet care with recommended dental treatment. (February 26, 2013)
  • State program of vet care with recommended dental treatment. (February 26, 2013)
  • 6 Boston Terrier puppies in one carrier with not enough space. (February 26, 2013)
  • Yorkshire Terrier identified as Shady Daw with displaced bottom teeth. (February 26, 2013)
  • 2 Boxer puppies with not enough head space. (February 26, 2013)
  • Carriers in transport vehicle with no Live Animal markings. (February 26, 2013)
  • State program of vet care with recommended dental treatment. (February 26, 2013)
  • Open feed and open trash. (February 26, 2013)
  • State program of vet care with recommended dental treatment. (February 26, 2013)
  • 7006 for December shipping from brokerage. (February 25, 2013)
  • December records for purchases by the brokerage. (February 25, 2013)
  • December records for purchases by the brokerage. (February 25, 2013)
  • 7005 not matching inventory of facility. (February 25, 2013)
  • 7005 not matching inventory of facility. (February 25, 2013)
  • 7005 not matching inventory of facility. (February 25, 2013)
  • Housing unit with inadequate wind and rain break. (June 19, 2013)
  • 7005 not matching inventory of facility. (February 25, 2013)
  • 7005 not matching inventory of facility. (February 25, 2013)
  • (November 26, 2013)
  • Housing shelter for adult Pug with carpet pad for bedding and no wind/rain break at the entrance.
  • Ambient temperature of 30.8 F via Kestrel 3000
  • Wind chill of 27.3 via Kestrel 3000. JOSH L. SOUZA Inspection: 48151131150798
  • Overview of enclosure with adult Pug and housing shelter with carpet
  • Boston Terrier identified as "Mister" with protruding bone processes (Shoulders, ribs and hips) and hair loss accross the shoulders, spine, back legs, on front legs and top of feet.
  • Boston Terrier identified as "Mister" with protruding bone processes (Shoulders, ribs and hips) and hair loss accross the shoulders and spine. Eyes appear sluggish and dull.
  • Boston Terrier identified as "Mister" with hair loss on front legs and top of feet.
  • Boston Terrier identified as "Mister" with protruding bone processes (Shoulders, ribs and hips) and hair loss accross the shoulders, spine, back legs, on front legs and top of feet.
  • Shih Tzu identified as "Willie." Standing in a normal position.
  • Boston Terrier identified as "Mister" with protruding bone processes (Shoulders, ribs and hips) and hair loss on front legs and top of feet. Eyes appear sluggish and dull.
  • Shih Tzu with wet under side and wads of matted hair. (February 10, 2015)
  • Pitted and flaking rusted bottom railing of chain link fence below the housing shelter. Chewed bottom lip of floor of shelter. Detached portion underneath the shelter. (February 10, 2015)
  • Male Shih Tzu identified as "Willie" with sluggish eyes and clear thick drainage coming from right eye. (February 10, 2015)
  • Overview of enclosure with rusted bottom rail of chain link fence. (February 10, 2015)
  • Close up of bottom rail of chain link fence that is completely rusted through. (February 10, 2015)
  • Boston Terrier identified as "Mister" with sunken flanks, protruding shoulder, rib, and hip bones. Hair loss on sides of tail and back right leg. (February 10, 2015)
  • Bottom rail of chain link fence below housing shelter completely rusted through. Chewed lip of flooring that is dirty. (February 10, 2015)
  • Close up of housing shelter had carpet pad for bedding and no wind/rain break. (February 10, 2015)
  • Overview of enclosure containing one adult Pug. Housing shelter had carpet pad for bedding and no wind/rain break. (February 10, 2015)
  • Housing shelter with feces covering approximately 75% of the floor. Grime on the walls. (February 10, 2015)
  • Dachshund and Cocker Spaniel that had no permanent identification and had no acquisition records. JOSH L. SOUZA Inspection: 84152049290253 Photographer: Beverly Hicks Legal Name: 43-B-3620 Photo Taken: Tue, Feb 10, '15 1100-1300 Description: Housing (February 10, 2015)
  • Housing shelter with dirt and grime on the walls. Chewed carpet pad being used for bedding. (February 10, 2015)
  • Housing shelter with carpet pad being used for bedding with bowl covering the flooring space in enclosure with an adult Beagle and an adult Shih Tzu. (February 10, 2015)
  • Housing shelter with soiled/wet carpet pad being used for bedding. (February 10, 2015)
  • Two Shih Tzu adults and one Poodle adult with wet undersides and matted wads of hair containing dirt and debris. (February 10, 2015)
  • Overview of enclosure with Beagle and Shih Tzu with bowl inside of the shelter. (February 10, 2015)
  • Ivomec instructions on the program of veterinary care, not being followed throughout the facility. (February 10, 2015)
  • Program of veterinary care from 12/9/13. (February 10, 2015)
  • Bottle of Ivomec stored with needle in the rubber top. (February 10, 2015)
  • Boston Terrier identified as "Mister" with hair loss to front feet and long toenails. (February 10, 2015)
  • Adult Poodle with wet wads of matted hair in the housing with dirt, grime and hair on the floor. Piece of wood attached to far wall that had been broken or chewed off, leaving jagged edges. (February 10, 2015)
  • Boston Terrier identified as "Mister" with sunken flanks, protruding shoulder, rib, and hip bones. Hair loss areas on right hip & back right leg. JOSH L. SOUZA Inspection: 84152049290253 Photographer: (February 10, 2015)
  • Boston Terrier identified as "Mister" with sunken flanks, protruding shoulder, rib, and hip bones. Hair loss areas on spine. (February 10, 2015)
  • Indoor portion of enclosure containing two Cocker Spaniels with nail heads exposed to where the dogs are housed. (February 10, 2015)
  • Enclosure of two adult Cocker Spaniels with chewed doorway leaving jagged edges. (February 10, 2015)
  • Acepromazine Maleate being used for grooming with no veterinarian's instruction for administration. (February 10, 2015)
  • Indoor portion of enclosure containing two Cocker Spaniels with dirt, grime, hair on the floors and jagged edges in the doorway. (February 10, 2015)
  • Acepromazine Maleate with an expiration date of 1/14 and being stored in the ready to use medication area. (February 10, 2015)
  • Doorway in the whelping building that was chewed leaving jagged edges exposed. The step was mostly covered with dirt, grime, feces and hair. (February 10, 2015)
  • Ambient temperature of 43.4 degrees F during inspection of the outdoor facility. (February 10, 2015)
Front portion of outdoor hutch facility with no wind or rain breaks.   (January 18, 2012)
Temperature of 32.7 degrees F inside of outdoor hutch housing unit.  (January 18, 2012)Cracked cement slab with feces and dirt in the cracks.  (January 18, 2012)Outdoor plastic housing unit with no bedding or wind and rain break.  (January 18, 2012)31.3 degrees F at the outdoor facility and no bedding in housing unit.  (January 18, 2012)Two puppies in the broker facility with no identification attached to them.  (January 18, 2012)Outdoor plastic housing unit with no bedding or wind and rain break.  (January 18, 2012)Outdoor plastic housing unit with no bedding or wind and rain break.  (January 18, 2012)Outdoor plastic housing unit with no bedding or wind and rain break.  (January 18, 2012)Two puppies in the broker facility with no identification attached to them.  (January 18, 2012)Outdoor housing units with no wind or rain break. (Nov. 5, 2012) Outdoor housing units with no wind or rain break. (Nov. 5, 2012)   Acquisition record for puppies.  (June 19, 2013)Puppy ID.  (June 19, 2013)Puppies born 4/22/13 and transported 6/3/13. (June 19, 2013)Puppies born 4/22/13 and transported 6/3/13. (June 19, 2013)Hole in the sky light with piece hanging down into primary enclosure.  (February 26, 2013)Date & signature of attending vet for program of vet care 11/5/12. (February 26, 2013)Wind break [sic] not properly attached. (February 26, 2013)Adult Pug identified as Otis. Brown substance covering teeth, root exposure & reddened area high up in the gum/lip region.  (February 26, 2013)Inadequate amount of bedding. (February 26, 2013)Dalmatian residing in the facility. (February 26, 2013)State program of vet care with recommended dental treatment. (February 26, 2013)State program of vet care with recommended dental treatment. (February 26, 2013)6 Boston Terrier puppies in one carrier with not enough space. (February 26, 2013)Yorkshire Terrier identified as Shady Daw with displaced bottom teeth. (February 26, 2013)2 Boxer puppies with not enough head space. (February 26, 2013)Carriers in transport vehicle with no Live Animal markings. (February 26, 2013)State program of vet care with recommended dental treatment. (February 26, 2013)Open feed and open trash. (February 26, 2013)State program of vet care with recommended dental treatment. (February 26, 2013)7006 for December shipping from brokerage.  (February 25, 2013)December records for purchases by the brokerage. (February 25, 2013)December records for purchases by the brokerage. (February 25, 2013)7005 not matching inventory of facility.  (February 25, 2013)7005 not matching inventory of facility.  (February 25, 2013)7005 not matching inventory of facility.  (February 25, 2013)Housing unit with inadequate wind and rain break.  (June 19, 2013)7005 not matching inventory of facility.  (February 25, 2013) 7005 not matching inventory of facility.  (February 25, 2013)  (November 26, 2013)Housing shelter for adult Pug with carpet pad for bedding and no wind/rain break at the entrance.Ambient temperature of 30.8 F via Kestrel 3000Wind chill of 27.3 via Kestrel 3000. JOSH L. SOUZA Inspection: 48151131150798Overview of enclosure with adult Pug and housing shelter with carpetBoston Terrier identified as "Mister" with protruding bone processes (Shoulders, ribs and hips) and hair loss accross the shoulders, spine, back legs, on front legs and top of feet.Boston Terrier identified as "Mister" with protruding bone processes (Shoulders, ribs and hips) and hair loss accross the shoulders and spine. Eyes appear sluggish and dull.Boston Terrier identified as "Mister" with hair loss on front legs and top of feet.Boston Terrier identified as "Mister" with protruding bone processes (Shoulders, ribs and hips) and hair loss accross the shoulders, spine, back legs, on front legs and top of feet.Shih Tzu identified as "Willie." Standing in a normal position.Boston Terrier identified as "Mister" with protruding bone processes (Shoulders, ribs and hips) and hair loss on front legs and top of feet. Eyes appear sluggish and dull.Shih Tzu with wet under side and wads of matted hair.   (February 10, 2015)Pitted and flaking rusted bottom railing of chain link fence below the housing shelter. Chewed bottom lip of floor of shelter. Detached portion underneath the shelter.   (February 10, 2015)Male Shih Tzu identified as "Willie" with sluggish eyes and clear thick drainage coming from right eye.   (February 10, 2015)Overview of enclosure with rusted bottom rail of chain link fence.   (February 10, 2015)Close up of bottom rail of chain link fence that is completely rusted through.   (February 10, 2015)Boston Terrier identified as "Mister" with sunken flanks, protruding shoulder, rib, and hip bones. Hair loss on sides of tail and back right leg.   (February 10, 2015)Bottom rail of chain link fence below housing shelter completely rusted through. Chewed lip of flooring that is dirty.   (February 10, 2015)Close up of housing shelter had carpet pad for bedding and no wind/rain break.   (February 10, 2015)Overview of enclosure containing one adult Pug. Housing shelter had carpet pad for bedding and no wind/rain break.   (February 10, 2015)Housing shelter with feces covering approximately 75% of the floor. Grime on the walls.   (February 10, 2015)Dachshund and Cocker Spaniel that had no permanent identification and had no acquisition records. JOSH L. SOUZA Inspection: 84152049290253 Photographer: Beverly Hicks Legal Name: 43-B-3620 Photo Taken: Tue, Feb 10, '15 1100-1300 Description: Housing   (February 10, 2015)Housing shelter with dirt and grime on the walls. Chewed carpet pad being used for bedding.   (February 10, 2015)Housing shelter with carpet pad being used for bedding with bowl covering the flooring space in enclosure with an adult Beagle and an adult Shih Tzu.   (February 10, 2015)Housing shelter with soiled/wet carpet pad being used for bedding.   (February 10, 2015)Two Shih Tzu adults and one Poodle adult with wet undersides and matted wads of hair containing dirt and debris.   (February 10, 2015)Overview of enclosure with Beagle and Shih Tzu with bowl inside of the shelter.   (February 10, 2015)Ivomec instructions on the program of veterinary care, not being followed throughout the facility. (February 10, 2015)Program of veterinary care from 12/9/13. (February 10, 2015)Bottle of Ivomec stored with needle in the rubber top. (February 10, 2015)Boston Terrier identified as "Mister" with hair loss to front feet and long toenails. (February 10, 2015)Adult Poodle with wet wads of matted hair in the housing with dirt, grime and hair on the floor. Piece of wood attached to far wall that had been broken or chewed off, leaving jagged edges. (February 10, 2015)Boston Terrier identified as "Mister" with sunken flanks, protruding shoulder, rib, and hip bones. Hair loss areas on right hip & back right leg. JOSH L. SOUZA Inspection: 84152049290253 Photographer: (February 10, 2015)Boston Terrier identified as "Mister" with sunken flanks, protruding shoulder, rib, and hip bones. Hair loss areas on spine. (February 10, 2015)Indoor portion of enclosure containing two Cocker Spaniels with nail heads exposed to where the dogs are housed. (February 10, 2015)Enclosure of two adult Cocker Spaniels with chewed doorway leaving jagged edges. (February 10, 2015)Acepromazine Maleate being used for grooming with no veterinarian's instruction for administration. (February 10, 2015)Indoor portion of enclosure containing two Cocker Spaniels with dirt, grime, hair on the floors and jagged edges in the doorway. (February 10, 2015)Acepromazine Maleate with an expiration date of 1/14 and being stored in the ready to use medication area. (February 10, 2015)Doorway in the whelping building that was chewed leaving jagged edges exposed. The step was mostly covered with dirt, grime, feces and hair. (February 10, 2015)Ambient temperature of 43.4 degrees F during inspection of the outdoor facility. (February 10, 2015)

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