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Week in Review - March 14, 2013
In North Carolina, overwhelming support for puppy-mill rules
A growing movement to end puppy mills has been sweeping the country, and it has landed in North Carolina, where an effort to enact common sense legislation to regulate the state’s commercial dog breeding facilities has taken hold.
Puppy mill owners charged with 723 counts of animal cruelty receive no jail time
Back in November, more than 240 dogs were removed from a puppy mill in Maplewood, Ohio. A total of 723 counts of animal cruelty had been filed. Yet the judge ordered the three to complete mental evaluations and pay fines. They are not allowed to own animals for two years.