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Montgomery County plans panel on puppy mills

Stricter laws sought on pet breeding, selling

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Seized dogs and an animal abuse charge drew a lot of attention to the Flat Creek Border Collie breeding kennel in Sprakers recently, but Montgomery County Executive Matt Ossenfort said that operation is just one small piece of what he called the county’s “dirty little secret.” “I remember when I worked in [Assemblyman George Amedore’s] office,” he said. “We were getting calls about puppy mills then, but we couldn’t do anything about it.” The Flat ...

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