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Week in Review - June 4, 2012
In this relatively short period of time, the results have been amazing. More than 100,000 people have signed a pledge to support our "No Pet Store Puppies" campaign, and these supporters are striking fear in groups that oppose puppy mill reforms.
When the Garwoods were unable to pay, Indiana State Police and Humane Society volunteers seized 240 dogs from the farm, including the Garwoods' pets.
The dogs, mainly Shih Tzus and other small breeds, were discovered after authorities received multiple complaints about a puppy mill at the location southeast of Harleton.
Glenn and Joyce Brown were both convicted of 38 counts at the conclusion of their trial in Trenton Thursday.
The Wilson Times reports 14 dogs were rescued from a house and 22 from cages piled in a barn. There was no light in the barn and a spokeswoman for the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals says the puppies were stained from neglect.