Trail's End Kennel Wiersma, Gerald

Address

Inwood , IA
USDA License # 42A0798
Breeds:

USDA inspection notes (from September 11, 2013 unless otherwise noted)
  • paint cans, dust, tools, misc. materials on top of primary housing for dogs (May 18, 2011)
  • Chewed wood and worn wood.(May 18, 2011)
  • paint cans and misc. materials on top of primary housing.(May 18, 2011)
  • scratched and worm walls, grime, and nails extended from board along flooring(May 18, 2011)
  • chewed wood, unsanitary, with nail coming out of wood on bottom left(May 18, 2011)
  • chewed wood on primary housing (May 18, 2011)
  • chewed and worn wood (May 18, 2011)
  • nail in wood, chewed wood, unclean, unsanitary scratched walls. (May 18, 2011)
  • paint cans, pesticide, on top of primary housing with chewed, unsanitary conditions (May 18, 2011)
  • Spider webs, dust, unsanitary conditions(May 18, 2011)
  • Nails protruding into housing (whelping area) with mother dog and puppy. (May 18, 2011)
  • grime build up on walls of housing(May 18, 2011)
  • Receipt for vet care administered to dog known as Mariah on 9/10/13.
  • Metal has rusted and is allowing for sharp points and edges to pose an injury threat to the animals in this enclosure. (September 10, 2013)
  • Wood surfaces in contact with the animals needs to be impervious to moisture. These wooden surfaces are not.
  • Metal of the building rusted away allowing for potential injury to the animals from sharp points and edges. (September 10, 2013)
  • All wooden surfaces in contact with the animals need to be impervious to moisture. This wooden surface is not. (September 10, 2013)
  • Water for the many of the dogs is non-potable due to dead flies floating in the water. Many have discoloration from food waste and dirt. (September 10, 2013)
  • Water is non-potable due to dirt, food waste and dead flies. (September 10, 2013)
  • Wood surfaces in contact with the animals needs to be impervious to moisture. These wooden surfaces are not.
  • Sharp points and edges exposed to the animals from rusted metal causing risk of injury. (September 10, 2013)
  • Left shoulder of mastiff known as Mariah is reddened and inflamed. It is draining and she is unwilling to interact with her cage mate and the owner. She is in discomfort. (September 10, 2013)
  • The pipe frames of the panels used for enclosure pens of the sheltered housing unit are rusted and no longer structurally sound and in good repair. (September 10, 2013)
  • Pipe frames for enclosures of the sheltered building rusted and no longer structurally sound and in good repair. (September 10, 2013)
  • Pipe frames of the pens in the outdoor portion of the sheltered housing unit rusted and no longer structurally sound and in good repair. (September 10, 2013)
  • Material and equipment not used in the daily husbandry of this kennel need to be removed and stored elsewhere. This will make daily cleaning and care easier in the kennel. (September 10, 2013)
  • Items not used in the daily husbandry of the sheltered and whelping buildings need to be removed and stored elsewhere to allow for proper husbandry. (September 10, 2013)
  • Wood on the side of the dog doors is no longer impervious to moisture. These wooden areas need to be marinated on a more frequent schedule. Paint, deal or cover with an impervious material. (September 10, 2013)
  • Mastiff female known as Mariah has inflamed and reddened area on her left shoulder which is draining and she is reluctant to interact with cage mate or the owner. (September 10, 2013)
  • Material not used in the daily husbandry precedures [sic] for this kennel area need to be removed and stored else where to allow for proper husbandry. This concise of metal siding, trash and unused equipmen [sic] (September 10, 2013)
  • Feeders need to be cleaned and sanitized. (September 10, 2013)
  • Water is not potable due to dead flies, dirt and food waste.
  • Self feeders and walls in the whelping boxes need to be cleaned and sanitized more frequently. (September 10, 2013)
  • Walls, ceilings, floors and the entire buildings of the whelping and sheltered housing units needs to be cleaned and sanitized. These buildings have not been cleaned in a while. (September 10, 2013)
  • Metal ceilings of the whelping and sheltered facilities covered with fly excreta, dirt, and cobwebs. Needs a total cleaning and sanitizing. (September 10, 2013)
  • Floors and walls of the sheltered facility need to be cleaned and sanitized.
  • Dead flies making the water non potable for the animsl [sic] in this pen. (September 10, 2013)
  • Chewed portion of the water buckets need to be removed to allow for proper cleaning and sanitizing or replace water receptacle. (September 10, 2013)
  • Outdoor sheltered facility pens need to be cleaned more often to keep the animals from becoming soiled from excreta. (September 10, 2013)
  • Pens of the outdoor sheltered facility covered with feces. A more frequent cleaning procedure needs to be established to prevent soiling of the animals. (September 10, 2013)
  • Sheltered facility outdoor pens covered in feces causing the animals to become soiled. More frequent cleaning needs to take place to prevent this. (September 10, 2013)
  • Plastic water buckets have tops which have been chewed and can't be properly cleaned and sanitized. Removed chewed tops or replace water receptacle. (September 10, 2013)
  • Additional fly and pest control is needed. Flies are in increased numbers due to the poor cleaning practices in this kennel. Feces, odors and insects are evident and in large numbers. (September 10, 2013)
  • Fly control and rodent control programs need to be increased to help minimize these disease hazards to the animals in this facility. (September 10, 2013)
  • Floors of the whelping building and sheltered facility indoors covered with dirt, trash and scattered shavings. They need to be cleaned and sanitized more frequently. (September 10, 2013)
  • Evidence of an active rodent population exists and a rodent program is not evident. A rodent program needs to be initiated. (September 10, 2013)
  • Whelping building needs to be cleaned and sanitized more frequently. (September 10, 2013)
  • Concrete flooring in sheltered facility indoor boxes need to be cleaned and sanitized. (September 10, 2013)
  • Outdoor concrete runs of the sheltered facility need to be cleaned and sanitized more frequently. (September 10, 2013)
  • Outdoor runs of the sheltered housing unit needs to be cleaned and sanitized more frequently to keep animals from becoming soiled. (September 10, 2013)
  • Interior of the sheltered facility and whelping building need to be cleaned and sanitized more frequently. (September 10, 2013)
paint cans, dust, tools, misc. materials on top of primary housing for dogs (May 18, 2011)
Chewed wood and worn wood.(May 18, 2011)paint cans and misc. materials on top of primary housing.(May 18, 2011)scratched and worm walls, grime, and nails extended from board along flooring(May 18, 2011)chewed wood, unsanitary, with nail coming out of wood on bottom left(May 18, 2011)chewed wood on primary housing (May 18, 2011)chewed and worn wood (May 18, 2011)nail in wood, chewed wood, unclean, unsanitary scratched walls. (May 18, 2011)paint cans, pesticide, on top of primary housing with chewed, unsanitary conditions (May 18, 2011)Spider webs, dust, unsanitary conditions(May 18, 2011)Nails protruding into housing (whelping area) with mother dog and puppy. (May 18, 2011)grime build up on walls of housing(May 18, 2011)Receipt for vet care administered to dog known as Mariah on 9/10/13. Metal has rusted and is allowing for sharp points and edges to pose an injury threat to the animals in this enclosure.  (September 10, 2013)Wood surfaces in contact with the animals needs to be impervious to moisture. These wooden surfaces are not. Metal of the building rusted away allowing for potential injury to the animals from sharp points and edges.  (September 10, 2013)All wooden surfaces in contact with the animals need to be impervious to moisture. This wooden surface is not.  (September 10, 2013)Water for the many of the dogs is non-potable due to dead flies floating in the water. Many have discoloration from food waste and dirt.  (September 10, 2013)Water is non-potable due to dirt, food waste and dead flies. (September 10, 2013)Wood surfaces in contact with the animals needs to be impervious to moisture. These wooden surfaces are not. Sharp points and edges exposed to the animals from rusted metal causing risk of injury.  (September 10, 2013)Left shoulder of mastiff known as Mariah is reddened and inflamed. It is draining and she is unwilling to interact with her cage mate and the owner. She is in discomfort.   (September 10, 2013)The pipe frames of the panels used for enclosure pens of the sheltered housing unit are rusted and no longer structurally sound and in good repair.   (September 10, 2013)Pipe frames for enclosures of the sheltered building rusted and no longer structurally sound and in good repair.   (September 10, 2013)Pipe frames of the pens in the outdoor portion of the sheltered housing unit rusted and no longer structurally sound and in good repair.   (September 10, 2013)Material and equipment not used in the daily husbandry of this kennel need to be removed and stored elsewhere. This will make daily cleaning and care easier in the kennel.   (September 10, 2013)Items not used in the daily husbandry of the sheltered and whelping buildings need to be removed and stored elsewhere to allow for proper husbandry.   (September 10, 2013)Wood on the side of the dog doors is no longer impervious to moisture. These wooden areas need to be marinated on a more frequent schedule. Paint, deal or cover with an impervious material.   (September 10, 2013)Mastiff female known as Mariah has inflamed and reddened  area on her left shoulder which is draining and she is reluctant to interact with cage mate or the owner.  (September 10, 2013)Material not used in the daily husbandry precedures [sic] for this kennel area need to be removed and stored else where to allow for proper husbandry. This concise of metal siding, trash and unused equipmen [sic]   (September 10, 2013)Feeders need to be cleaned and sanitized. (September 10, 2013)Water is not potable due to dead flies, dirt and food waste.Self feeders and walls in the whelping boxes need to be cleaned and sanitized more frequently. (September 10, 2013)Walls, ceilings, floors and the entire buildings of the whelping and sheltered housing units needs to be cleaned and sanitized. These buildings have not been cleaned in a while. (September 10, 2013)Metal ceilings of the whelping and sheltered facilities covered with fly excreta, dirt, and cobwebs. Needs a total cleaning and sanitizing. (September 10, 2013)Floors and walls of the sheltered facility need to be cleaned and sanitized.Dead flies making the water non potable for the animsl [sic] in this pen. (September 10, 2013)Chewed portion of the water buckets need to be removed to allow for proper cleaning and sanitizing or replace water receptacle. (September 10, 2013)Outdoor sheltered facility pens need to be cleaned more often to keep the animals from becoming soiled from excreta. (September 10, 2013)Pens of the outdoor sheltered facility covered with feces. A more frequent cleaning procedure needs to be established to prevent soiling of the animals. (September 10, 2013)Sheltered facility outdoor pens covered in feces causing the animals to become soiled. More frequent cleaning needs to take place to prevent this. (September 10, 2013)Plastic water buckets have tops which have been chewed and can't be properly cleaned and sanitized. Removed chewed tops or replace water receptacle. (September 10, 2013)Additional fly and pest control is needed. Flies are in increased numbers due to the poor cleaning practices in this kennel. Feces, odors and insects are evident and in large numbers. (September 10, 2013)Fly control and rodent control programs need to be increased to help minimize these disease hazards to the animals in this facility. (September 10, 2013)Floors of the whelping building and sheltered facility indoors covered with dirt, trash and scattered shavings. They need to be cleaned and sanitized more frequently. (September 10, 2013)Evidence of an active rodent population exists and a rodent program is not evident. A rodent program needs to be initiated. (September 10, 2013)Whelping building needs to be cleaned and sanitized more frequently. (September 10, 2013)Concrete flooring in sheltered facility indoor boxes need to be cleaned and sanitized. (September 10, 2013)Outdoor concrete runs of the sheltered facility need to be cleaned and sanitized more frequently. (September 10, 2013)Outdoor runs of the sheltered housing unit needs to be cleaned and sanitized more frequently to keep animals from becoming soiled. (September 10, 2013)Interior of the sheltered facility and whelping building need to be cleaned and sanitized more frequently. (September 10, 2013)