Sunday, May 1, 2011

Advocates seek legislation after dog seizure

LONGVIEW,TX (KLTV)- The latest seizure of dogs at an East Texas puppy mill has animal welfare advocates calling for a state law to stop the problem.

Rescue workers are caring for nearly 200 dogs, who were found in terrible conditions at an alleged puppy mill on Joe Davis Road in Marion County on Tuesday. The dogs suffered from mange, tumors, and some even had their teeth filed down.

"This is the perfect case to support puppy mill legislation they have a tremendous number of animals out there in horrific conditions imaginable," says Longview attorney and animal welfare advocate Kelly Heitcamp..." More & video

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