Investigations

Click on the column headers to sort by column.

OwnersBusinessStateYearMedia
Adams, Dora   Briarpatch Kennel  Missouri  2004  Video: Yes  
Asmussen, James and Mary    South Dakota  2003   
Asmussen, James and Mary    South Dakota  2005   
Bauck, Kathy   Pick of the Litter Kennels  Minnesota  2008  PDF: Yes
Video: Yes  
Bauck, Kathy   Pick of the Litter Kennels  Bauck  2003   
Bauck, Kathy   Overview  Bauck     
Bauck, Kathy   Pick of the Litter  Bauck  2002   
Bauck, Kathy   Puppy Mill Pictures  Bauck     
Beach, Ronald    Ohio  2005  Video: Yes  
Beach, Ronald    Ohio  2006  Video: Yes  
Beyer, Carol    Iowa  2006  Video: Yes  
Bixenman, James and Marilyn    Missouri  2012  Video: Yes  
Blank, David    Pennsylvania  2005  Video: Yes  
Blomberg, Bill and Kathie   Locust Creek Farm  Missouri  2004  Video: Yes  
Brooke, Glenn   Brookglen Kennel  Oklahoma  2004  Video: Yes  
Brotherton, Ryan and Leann   Twin Cedar Kennels  Iowa  2004  PDF: Yes
Video: Yes  
Burkhart, Joyce   Shady Valley Kennel  Missouri  2007  Video: Yes  
Burkholder, Keith and Marlene    Pennsylvania  2005   
Cooper, Ronnie and Patricia    Missouri  2004  Video: Yes  
Corrigan, Connie   Corrigan Kennels  Illinois  2004  Video: Yes  
Cox, Marsha   Mar Don Kennel  Missouri  2007   
Craig, Dwayne   D & G Kennels  Oklahoma  2007  PDF: Yes
Video: Yes  
Craig, Dwayne   D & G Kennels  Oklahoma  2004  Video: Yes  
Crick, Barb   Crick's Kennels  Nebraska  2010  Video: Yes  
Dateline Investigation of Commercial Dog Breeding System    Misc. Reports  2000  Video: Yes  
Dogs Rescued by CAPS from Lorton's Puppyland    Illinois  2001   
Fedler, Craig   Fedler Kennels  Iowa  2007   Video: Yes  
Gonnella, Jeffrey Boston and Gail    Missouri  2006   
Graber, Vera and Abe    Indiana  2007   
Green, Leah and Floyd    Missouri  2012  Video: Yes  
Grell , Dean and Karen   Grell's KD Kennel  Iowa  2004  Video: Yes  
Harries, Larry   Harries' K9 Ranch  Minnesota  2001   
Harries, Larry & Carole   Harries K9 Ranch  Minnesota  2007   
Harris, Wilma   Harris Country Kennel  Arkansas  2004  Video: Yes  
Hawk, Jane    Missouri  2007  Video: Yes  
Headings, Harold   Woodland Kennels  Illinois  2004  Video: Yes  
Hibbard, Larry & Cindy   Hibbard Farm  Kansas  2004  Video: Yes  
Hicks, Joy   Hicks Kennel/Happy Hollow  Missouri  2007   
Horning, John Mark (son of Ivan and Ada)    Pennsylvania  2007  Video: Yes  
Howard, Linda and Larry    Missouri  2012  Video: Yes  
Hunte   Undercover at the Hunte Corporation  Hunte  2004  Video: Yes  
Hunte Corporation   From Puppy Mill to Pet Shop  Missouri  2004  Video: Yes  
Jacobs, Nina    Missouri  2012  Video: Yes  
Johnson, Ginger   Cute and Cuddly Canines  Arkansas  2004  Video: Yes  
Johnson, Ruth   LuvaPup's Kennel  Missouri  2004  Video: Yes  
Kauffman, Dan and Omar    Pennsylvania  2007  Video: Yes  
Kauffman, David    Iowa  2006  PDF: Yes
Video: Yes  
Kauffman, Everett    Iowa  2006  Video: Yes  
Kauffman, Marcus    Iowa  2006   
Kauffman, Marvin   Kauffman Kennel  Iowa  2004  Video: Yes  
Kleven, Linda and Craig    Minnesota  2001   
Kleven, Linda and Craig   Fair View Kennels  Minnesota  2005  PDF: Yes
Video: Yes  
Knust, Les   L&C Kennels  Iowa  2007   
Kruse, Jordan    Iowa  2006  Video: Yes  
Kruse, Leroy and Gertrude    Iowa  2006  Video: Yes  
Kruse, Steve   Stonehenge Kennel  Iowa  2004  PDF: Yes
Video: Yes  
Kurtz, Alvin   Kurtz Kennel  Iowa  2006  Video: Yes  
Lanz, Sharon    Minnesota  2005  PDF: Yes
Video: Yes  
Lorton, Betty   Lorton's Puppy Land  Illinois  2006   
Lorton, Betty   Lorton's Puppy Land  Illinois  2007  Video: Yes  
Lorton, Raymond and Betty   Lorton's Puppy Land  Illinois  2004   
Martin, Aaron and Rhoda    Iowa  2006  Video: Yes  
Martin, Delton   Shady Maple Kennel  Ohio  2005  Video: Yes  
Martin, Edna    Pennsylvania  2005   
Martin, Reuben and Vera    Pennsylvania  2007  Video: Yes  
Mast, Ivan and Katie   MiniMountain Kennel 2005  Ohio  2005  Video: Yes  
McDuffee, Gary and Wanda   Happy Tails Kennel  Minnesota  2005  Video: Yes  
McVeigh, Joe    Missouri  1998  PDF: Yes
 
Mel Rene Kennel    Pennsylvania  2007  Video: Yes  
Mickelson, Cathy    South Dakota  2005  PDF: Yes
Video: Yes  
Miller , Samuel   Miller Kennels  Iowa  2004  PDF: Yes
Video: Yes  
Miller, Atlee    Ohio  2005  PDF: Yes
 
Miller, Earl and David    Missouri  2004  PDF: Yes
Video: Yes  
Miller, John Henry    Oklahoma  2007  PDF: Yes
Video: Yes  
Miller, Samuel    Iowa  2006  Video: Yes  
Mittleider, Rick, Dennis, and Virginia    South Dakota  2005   
Mitzel, Frank    South Dakota  2005  PDF: Yes
Video: Yes  
Moeller, Larry    Iowa  2004  PDF: Yes
Video: Yes  
Moeller, Larry    Iowa  2006  Video: Yes  
Moeller, Melvin and Dean    Iowa  2007  Video: Yes  
Mohrfeld, Brian   Mohrfeld Farms  Iowa  2007  Video: Yes  
Morris, Betty    Illinois  2001   
Morris, Betty   Morris Kennels  Illinois  2004  Video: Yes  
Mullet, James & Ruth   J & R Kennel  Ohio  2005  PDF: Yes
 
Mullet, James & Ruth   J & R Kennel  Ohio  2005   
Mullet, James & Ruth   J & R Kennel  Ohio  2006  Video: Yes  
Obermark, Virginia   Obermark's Kennel  Illinois  2004  PDF: Yes
Video: Yes  
Obermark, Virginia   Obermark Kennels  Illinois  2002   
Osburn, Robert    Missouri  2012  Video: Yes  
Osterman, Shirley (Shirley Brown)   Osterman Farms  Nebraska  2004  Video: Yes  
Parker, Melvin and Bonnie   Parker's Pet Puppys  Missouri  2004  PDF: Yes
Video: Yes  
Pease, Dan, Hattie & Kim   Rockin P Kennel  Oklahoma  2007  Video: Yes  
Petland Undercover Expose    Ohio  2006  Video: Yes  
Plank, Paul   Kaskaskia Creek Kennel  Illinois  2004  Video: Yes  
Plank, Paul   Kaskaskia Creek Kennel  Illinois  2003  PDF: Yes
 
Raber, Ervin   Golden View Kennels  Ohio  2005  PDF: Yes
Video: Yes  
Raber,Ken    Indiana  2007   
Sandmeier, Debra    South Dakota  2005  PDF: Yes
Video: Yes  
Schlabach, Reuben   Sharp Run Kennels  Ohio  2005  Video: Yes  
Schlabach, Reuben   Sharp Run Kennels  Ohio  2006  Video: Yes  
Schulder, Robin     Robin Schulder     
Schwartz, Joseph and Irene   J & I Kennels  Ohio  2005  Video: Yes  
Slabaugh, Amos    Missouri  2010   
Spies, Linda   P.S. Pups  Kansas  2004  Video: Yes  
Stoltzfus, Amos    Pennsylvania  2005  PDF: Yes
Video: Yes  
Stoltzfus, Daniel Jr.    Pennsylvania  2007  Video: Yes  
Stoltzfus, Ivan    Pennsylvania  2005  Video: Yes  
Stoltzfus, Joyce    Pennsylvania  2005   
Stone Barn Kennel    Pennsylvania  2007  Video: Yes  
Stoney Brook Kennel    Pennsylvania  2007  Video: Yes  
Susalski, Mary Ann   Fletcher Creek Kennel, Inc.  Minnesota  2003   
Taylor, Robert    Missouri  2012  Video: Yes  
Taylor, Robert L.    Missouri  2007  Video: Yes  
Test Video    Arkansas    Video: Yes  
Tschetter, Deb and Wayne    South Dakota  2005   
Tuntland, Dereck & Sarah   Tuntland Kennels  Iowa  2004  Video: Yes  
Uitermarkt, Melvin and Brent    Iowa  2006  PDF: Yes
 
Uitermarkt, Melvin and Brent    Iowa  2007  Video: Yes  
USDA Investigation in Minnesota    Minnesota  2001 (Fall)   
USDA Investigation in Missouri    Missouri  2001 - Spring   
Van Doorn, Ed   Squaw Creek Kennels  Iowa  2006  Video: Yes  
Van Maanen, Marvin    Iowa  2005   
Van Wyk, Dennis and Donna   Prairie Lane Kennel  Iowa  2006  PDF: Yes
Video: Yes  
Van Wyk, Dennis and Donna   Prairie Lane Kennel  Iowa  2007  Video: Yes  
Vande Weerd, Tom and Jody   Riverside Kennels  Iowa  2005   
Vander Schaaf, Bonnie   Luvable Puppies Kennel  Iowa  2005   
Wagler, Delilah Jean    Indiana  2007   
Walker, Marjorie (Hunte Booking Agent)   Lin Creek Kennels  Missouri  2004  Video: Yes  
Watts, Cliff and Linda   Hillside Kennel  Arkansas  2004  Video: Yes  
Watts, Larry and Tony   Watts Kennel  Arkansas  2004  Video: Yes  
Wear, Janet   Wear Kennels  Illinois  2004  PDF: Yes
 
Weaver, Ammon    Pennsylvania  2005  Video: Yes  
Weaver, Ammon    Pennsylvania  2007  Video: Yes  
Wee, Reuben    Minnesota  2001   
Wee, Reuben    Minnesota  2005  PDF: Yes
Video: Yes  
Wee, Reuben   Dogs R Wee  Minnesota  2002  PDF: Yes
 
Wenger, Eugene L.    Pennsylvania  2005   
Wensmann, Angie and Gerry   Highdarling Cattery  Minnesota  2005  PDF: Yes
Video: Yes  
Whispering Oaks Kennel    Pennsylvania  2007  Video: Yes  
Willey, Michael and Lisa   Shiloh Kennel  Kansas  2004  Video: Yes  
Yoder, Aden    Ohio  2005  PDF: Yes
Video: Yes  
Yoder, Allen and Mary    Oklahoma  2007  Video: Yes  
Yoder, Andy    Ohio  2005  PDF: Yes
Video: Yes  
Yoder, Clayton and Laura    Iowa  2006  Video: Yes  
Yoder, Delmar Ray    Iowa  2006  Video: Yes  
Yoder, Delmar Ray    Iowa  2007  Video: Yes  
Yoder, Mose   Triple Creek Farm  Ohio  2005  PDF: Yes
 
Yoder, Naomi and Myron    Ohio  2005  Video: Yes  
Yoder, Reuben    Iowa  2006  Video: Yes  
Yoder, Vernon    Ohio  2005  Video: Yes  
Zimmerman, Alvin    Pennsylvania  2007  Video: Yes  
Zimmerman, Alvin   Press Release  Pennsylvania  2007   
Zimmerman, Ezra    Pennsylvania  2007  Video: Yes  

Bea's Beat

Blog with CAPS Spokesmodel Beatrice, a puppy mill survivor and vegan advocate.

Blog with Beatrice!

Deborah Howard

Deborah Howard

Learn more about Deborah Howard, president and founder of Companion Animal Protection Society.

Meet Deborah

CAPS Blog

Read about issues affecting companion animals, especially those suffering in pet shops and puppy mills.

Visit CAPS Blog

Contact Us

Contact CAPS

Companion Animal Protection Society (CAPS)
759 CJC Hwy., #332
Cohasset, MA 02025
p: 339-309-0272

Contact by Webform

Class Action Lawsuits

scales of justice

If you purchased a sick or dying puppy from Barkworks or Happiness is Pets, you may be able to join consumer class action lawsuits. The first step is to fill out the CAPS complaint form.

Read more about Happiness is Pets or Barkworks.

CAPS Complaint Form