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“Damaged Dogs Plucked from the Assembly Line”

Damaged dogs plucked from the assembly line

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In the photo provided by Carroll County, Va., three puppies that appear to be a Maltese mix share a cage on Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2007 in Hillsville, Va., at Horton's Pups, a dog breeding operation owned by Junior Horton, specializing in small breeds. Carroll County officials have summoned help from state emergency officials and the Red Cross to help care for more than 1,100 puppies found at a commercial dog breeding operation targeted by the Humane Society of the United States. (AP Photo/The Roanoke Times, Courtesy Carroll Co.)If you have ever wondered where pet shops get all those cute little puppies, the answer is from puppy mills, many of them dirty and inhumane. Animal rescue workers say the network of secret puppy mills numbers in the thousands nationwide.
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December 5, 2007 - Posted by | Uncategorized

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