Bay Area Humane Society Rescues 23 Dogs
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GREEN BAY, WI- About two dozen dogs surrendered from a puppy mill are looking for a new home. The Bay Area Humane Society is caring for the dogs after the puppy mill shutdown. The shelter is planning to put them up for adoption, but these aren't your typical pets. A common problem with puppy mills is dogs often suffer from health or social problems.
"Chronic nutrition problems, dental problems because we don't think they've had much care," says Veterinarian Susan DeFilippi.
Vets looking at the dogs for skin conditions, ear problems, but also could have behavior issues. which may require more patience with a potential owner.
"They may have to work on fear behavior and acclimating themselves to new situations more slowly."
The Bay Area Humane Society is not disclosing the location of the puppy mill since the operation gave up the dogs voluntarily and agreed to close.