USDA report cites animal cruelty in Oklahoma kennels
Publication/Event date: 2011-11-28
Publication name: Tulsa World
URL for more info: http://www.tulsaworld.com/news/article.aspx?subjectid=336&;articleid=20111128_16_A1_AUSDep413738
A 2010 U.S. Department of Agriculture report featuring disturbing images from Oklahoma kennels shows the need for state regulation of commercial dog breeders, the head of the state board in charge of that process says.
"It's atrocious," said Oklahoma Commercial Pet Breeders Board Chairman Angel Soriano. "How can we say we don't need legislation in this area?"
But an attorney for dog breeders who are challenging the constitutionality of the state's rules has a different take on the report.
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