Sunday, August 8, 2010

Complaints prompt seizure of 94 dogs in Berkeley County

Animal control officers have seized 94 dogs -- mostly pit bulls -- from a Martinsburg home that Berkeley County health officials had already condemned.

Sheriff's deputy Capt. Scott Richmond said neighbors had complained of stench, piled-up garbage and unrestrained dogs at YipYipDog Kennels.

He said the kennel conditions were deplorable, while the health of the dogs varied.

Owner Leonard Woods Jr. defended his breeding business, which relocated from Akron, Ohio, two years ago..." More

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