Saturday, September 27, 2008
Humane Society Busts Puppy Mill North Of Montreal
From CTV News:
RAWDON, Que. -- Humane Society busts puppy mill and finds 109 dogs, seven cats and a rabbit
The Humane Society busted a puppy mill north of Montreal on Friday and seized 109 live dogs, seven cats and a rabbit.
Other dogs were found dead.
"This is one of, if not the largest, puppy mill raids conducted in Quebec in more than 10 years," said Alanna Devine, acting executive director at the Canadian Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals.
"I hope that this will open the eyes of Canadians to the cruelty of the puppy mill industry and the gravity of this problem in Quebec. This demonstrates why we are known as the 'puppy mill capital of North America'."
The dogs were living in piles of their own feces, and many had open sores and severe skin conditions.
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