25 Apr '11, 6am

Do Dog's Lose in Missouri's New Puppy Mill Deal?:

Do Dog's Lose in Missouri's New Puppy Mill Deal?:

Facility feeds freshly butchered beef to the dogs. In one pen with 3 dogs, there is a whole head covered with maggots. This feed source is in no way uncontaminated, wholesome or palatable to the dogs. This can obviously serve as a ready source of disease transmission to the dogs. The Neubert Kennel and Farms – USDA Inspection 2010 Commercial breeders sure do love their dogs. That's just one of the breeders in Missouri who will no doubt remain open for business without Prop B. Don't worry though, they got a 'talking to” about proper feeding protocol, despite that being only one of their multiple violations of the Animal Welfare Act. Maybe they're friends with Republican representative Jason Smith, whose mother is, incidentally, a breeder who has her very own impressive list of violations as well. You may have been hoping that Governor Jay Nixon decided to uphold the will of...

Full article: http://www.care2.com/causes/animal-welfare/blog/do-dogs-l...

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