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Dog breeders need oversight


POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Dec 24, 2012

~~<p>Last week's sentencing in the animal-cruelty case against the manager of a Waimanalo dog-breeding facility was disappointing to all concerned about the harm to living creatures in such &quot;puppy mills.&quot;</p>
<p>It failed to send the right signal &mdash; that inhumane treatment of animals won't be tolerated in the lucrative breeders' business &mdash; but it did signal that more needs to be done to improve the oversight of the industry.</p>
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Last week's sentencing in the animal-cruelty case against the manager of a Waimanalo dog-breeding facility was disappointing to all concerned about the harm to living creatures in such "puppy mills."

It failed to send the right signal — that inhumane treatment of animals won't be tolerated in the lucrative breeders' business — but it did signal that more needs to be done to improve the oversight of the industry. Login for more...



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