Video: Nearly 100 Dogs Rescued from Michigan Puppy Mill

A raid in Howell, Michigan—50 miles northwest of Detroit—rescued scores of dogs from a facility that housed dogs in deplorable conditions. The case highlights the fact that Michigan currently does not regulate large-scale dog-breeding facilities, which might make the state attractive to puppy-mills:

“We don’t want Michigan to become a place that’s attractive for these large scale puppy mill type facilities to want to move here because we don’t have any regulations,” said Jill Fritz, the Michigan Senior State Director for the Humane Society of the United States.

The owners of the facility have been charged with animal cruelty, and all the dogs have been taken to a temporary shelter for evaluation and veterinary treatment.

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