It’s great news for the dogs and puppies at Limestone Kennels, the Chester County, PA, puppy mill that was raided last week!! The endless cycle of use, abuse, neglect, breed and overbreed is finally over for them. They will now have a chance at life, the way life is supposed to be; life out of a cage, good stone and water, proper medical care and most of all, a loving and caring family.
Scenic Chester County, PA, was the scene of one of the latest puppy mills raids as agents from the Pennsylvania SPCA descended on John Blank’s Limestone Kennels. The Amish man is facing animal cruelty charges for running the puppy mill on his Cochranville farm, authorities said. Three and a half hours after the raid began, 21 summary counts of neglect and lack of veterinary care had been
🚨ACT NOW AND MAKE YOUR VOICES HEARD! Read and share on how Senate Bill 183 is a WOLF in sheep's clothing. 🚨 There has been a significant development in the Alabama legislature relating to puppy mills and retailers that sell puppies. This past Tuesday, Senate Bill 183 was introduced and unanimously passed out of committee Wednesday. Senate
A dozen kennels in Pennsylvania are among the 100 listed in the Humane Society of the United States's 2017 report on problem puppy-breeders. Seven of the 12 are in Lancaster County. The society has published the list for the past five years to inform the public about common, recurring problems at puppy mills. Dogs living in feces-covered cages, maggots in water supplies, dead animals, newborn
A puppy mill, also known as a puppy farm, is a commercial dog breeding facility characterized by quick breeding and poor conditions. Although no standardized legal definition for "puppy mill" exists, a definition was established in Avenson v.Zegart in 1984 as "a dog breeding operation in which the health of the dogs is disregarded in order to maintain a low overhead and maximize profits".
The mill feed bin discharged crushed limestone onto the mill feed belt conveyor via a hopper. The 24-inch wide mill feed belt conveyor transported the material 75 feet to a Raymond bowl mill where it was ground to the consistency of a fine powder, minus 200 mesh. Reportedly, the mill produced approximately 15 tons of product per hour.
Baxter: From Puppy Mill to Forever Home On Friday, March 27, at 11:35 pm (EST), ABC's "Nightline" will be investigating puppy mills. In July 2008, John Blank, the owner of Limestone Kennels, surrendered nine dogs to Main Line Animal Rescue that were suffering from various health issues. Bill Smith, the Director of Main Line Animal Rescue, brought those animals (including five chocolate
In Pennsylvania, PUPPY MILLS: EXPOSED explores the case of Limestone Kennels-one of the highest profile puppy mill cases the state has ever seen. On July 17, 2008, just outside of Philadelphia in Chester County, investigators rescued more than 80 dogs from Limestone and brought owner John Blank to justice. Unfortunately, victory was bittersweet because what the officers stone inside the puppy
“Puppy mills are a blemish on a country that loves and respects its dogs,” says Marjorie Kaplan, president and general manager of Animal Planet. “Puppy Mills: Exposed” tells the truth about these operations — no matter how disturbing.” (Photo: Limestone Kennels, courtesy of PSPCA)