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Vets Go Extra Mile for Puppy Mill Dogs


Animals  (tags: washington state, animals, dogs, puppy mill, raided, rescued, vets )

Jacquelin
- 1875 days ago - komonews.com
EVERETT, Wash. - Veterinarian Steve Weinrauch was watching TV with his wife a few weeks ago when he saw the heart-wrenching images of 600 dogs rescued from three filthy kennels raided in Mount Vernon. He couldn't just stand by - he knew he needed to ge



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Julie van Niekerk (230)
Monday March 2, 2009, 8:46 pm
Thanks very much Steve Weinrauch for your kindness and show the world that you are a Vet of integrity and not only for the money. Hope that you have plenty children to follow in your footsteps.......... we need humanity back on this earth.
 

JULIE ANN Z. (247)
Tuesday March 3, 2009, 7:32 am
How wonderful of these vets to do this for these dogs. It is so heartwarming to see poeple care about animals. It unspeakable the way dogs are treated int these horrible puppy mills. I long for the day that puppy mills are closed forever.
 

Heather W. (26)
Tuesday March 3, 2009, 11:36 am
Noted and I'm thankful for the happy news...thank you Dr. Weinrauch...sending local love your way...by way of Spokane WA!
 

Leigh B. (211)
Tuesday March 3, 2009, 12:54 pm
Kudos to the all the vets who participated in giving the desperate care these puppies needed. These puppy mills have got to stop immediately. People should recognize this and adopt from the shelters. In doing so, they can adopt a puppy who is in great physical condition, and possibly find a thorobred if that's what they're looking for. Shelters have all kinds of different breeds of dogs, not just muts.
 

Stephanie M. (218)
Tuesday March 3, 2009, 4:48 pm
One sad part of trying to make these dogs adoptable is that most will probably have chronic health problems. I just got email from a gal who rescued a siberian from a puppy mill. She says it has a horrible skin condition and her credit card is always maxed out. I love dogs but I could never afford to rescue a puppy mill dog knowing it might come with a lifetime of vet bills beyond my means to pay.
 
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