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Scratch's Scrapbook, page 4:  Where the dogs lived

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Small dog - large wire mesh bottom of cage.

     "As we walked back behind the house we saw rows of cages where the puppies were kept. The cages had rusty wire floors with pans underneath. They had overflowing, filthy dry food in a bowl, and stank of feces...{Scratch} small, even for a Westie, with crooked little feet." The crooked feet came from trying to keep her balance day after day on that wire flooring, shown here in a photo taken by a different visitor around the same time that Scratch was purchased.

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     FINAL UPDATE: Mr. Schulz is out of the "dog business" forever. He died on June 28, 2022.

     15 May 2014 UPDATE: In 2011, Pretty Penny Kennels applied for and was granted a "temporary license" under WI Act 90. However, Mr. Schulz declined to upgrade his facilities to comply with the new regulations, so was denied a permanent license.

     Under the law, Mr. Schulz may still sell fewer than 25 dogs a year, from three litters. If you have reason to suspect that he is selling more dogs, or are concerned about the conditions in which his remaining dogs are being kept, please see our Filing a Complaint page for details on how to contact DATCP with your concerns!


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