On Thursday, Shane Morgan, who along with Tanya Schmoeckel bred and sold a variety of toy dog breeds out of their Saratoga home, surrendered 28 dogs to Wood County Humane Officer Nanci Kinney. The animals had been seized by Kinney the week before after a citizen complained the dogs were living in harsh conditions with ailments such as severe dental disease.
A transportation company affiliated with the Wisconsin Federated Humane Societies loaded more than 15 of the animals at the South Wood CountyHumane
The 10 or so dogs expected to stay in Wood County mostly consist of young puppies, said Phil Hartley, executive director of the South Wood County Humane Society. As they grow older, they will eventually be adopted, he said..." More
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