Monday, February 22, 2010

Dachshunds Among 50 Dogs Rescued From Tennessee Puppy Mill

Saturday night saw the seizure of over 50 dogs from a suspected puppy mill in Lawrence County, Tennessee.  While charges have not yet been pressed against the kennel owner, volunteer veterinarians who examined the dogs have noted that they were not fed properly, and many dogs are suffering from skin conditions, and teeth and gum infections.  There is also one downed smooth chocolate who needs surgery for IVDD.  "We're looking for good adopters, donations of any kind. We do need help" says Jessica Smith, a member of the county's animal welfare league.  Read all about it News Channel 5.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Wow. So sad.

What is also sad is how they spelled "Dachshund" in the News Chanel 5 article. They wrote "Dotson." This is not the first time I've seen this but it is usually in a craigslist

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