MOUNT VERNON — More than 100 of your Knox County neighbors raise dogs as a business or hobby and will tell you dogs are like members of their family. The vast majority are being truthful. They call their dogs and pups by name and know not only quirks of their personalities but their favorite snacks and chew toys. Sadly, the existence of Ohio puppy mills — the worst of which regard this week’s nonproductive dogs as next week’s trash — is also true.
Editor’s note: This is the fifth in a series of articles about Ohio Senate Bill 130, a new law governing high-volume dog breeders, and its implications for the State and Knox County.
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