Pixie-Bob News Room

“Damaged Dogs Plucked from the Assembly Line”

Damaged dogs plucked from the assembly line

In News

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.

December 5, 2007 - Posted by | Uncategorized

No comments yet.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: