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Breeders Dump Dogs in Reaction to Wisconsin’s Puppy Mill Law


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One week before a new law takes effect regulating the number of dogs they are allowed to possess, breeders in Wisconsin are dumping dogs in record numbers – setting them loose to fend for themselves.

According to the new law, breeders who sell 25 or more dogs a year from more than three litters must apply for a license, and it’s quickly becoming apparent that a large number of them are not willing to subject to regulation as area shelters buckle under the weight of incoming abandoned purebreds. NBC15 reports on Wisconsin’s growing dog dumping epidemic.