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Convicted Animal Abuser Busted For Owning Puppy Mill

Convicted Animal Abuser Busted For Owning Puppy Mill

Living in their own filth inside urine soaked pens is how rescuers found 50 pregnant dogs and newborn puppies on Wednesday in a raid on a puppy mill in rural Texas. The owner of the property is a convicted animal abuser who is forbidden from owning more than two dogs. The case against Margaret (Peggy) Boyd began in August 2009 when Animal Rescue Corps (ARC) and Kaufman County law enforcement rescued 500 dogs from the Klassie Kennel run by Boyd and her husband. The animals were living in squalor and many of the puppies were dying. Ultimately Margaret Boyd was convicted of animal cruelty and placed on probation that mandated how many dogs she could keep. "She was not supposed to have more than two dogs, and those two dogs were supposed to have been spayed and neutered," said Scotlund Haisley, president of ARC. "Kaufman County will not tolerate this violation and we will cont...

Full article: http://www.care2.com/causes/animal-welfare/blog/convicted...

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