Skip to Main Content

County Attorney Throws Puppy Mill a Bone

Written by PETA | October 28, 2010

In July 2009, nearly 500 sick, emaciated, and injured dogs (some of whom are shown in the photos below) were rescued from a hellish Bowie, Texas, puppy mill called Maggic Pets/Heddins Kennels. But more than a year later, the county attorney’s office has yet to file even a single criminal charge against Cloyce and Carol Heddins, the owners of the facility. Worst of all, the Heddins are rumored to be back in business with a new hoard of dogs!

During the 2009 rescue, teams reportedly found dogs who were locked in cages with no water, dogs who were missing legs, four dead dogs, and the bones of others. An elderly Chihuahua suffering from a broken jaw could only eat by softening his kibble with saliva before swallowing, and an elderly poodle had become virtually blind because the fur around his eyes was severely matted and his eyes were encrusted with discharge.

 

 

We can join the howls of protest over this injustice by sending a letter to Montague County Attorney Ronald Walker, urging him to file cruelty-to-animals charges against the Heddins immediately. And for the sake of the dogs who are suffering in other nightmarish facilities across the country, let’s remind our friends and family that this is what they are likely supporting if they are buying animals from pet stores.

 

Written by Lindsay Pollard-Post

Related Posts

Respond

Comments

Post a Comment

If your comment doesn't appear right away, please be patient as it may take some time to publish or may require moderation.

By submitting this form, you are agreeing to our collection, storage, use, and disclosure of your personal info in accordance with our privacy policy as well as to receiving e-mails from us.

  • Cinzia Proietti Checchi says:

    This is very cruelty…:-(((

  • beatrice scavo says:

    punish who buy and sell those puppies ….

  • laura says:

    Disgusting ‘humans’! I hope these little ones have been liberated by now

  • Dömötör Anett says:

    !!!

  • cathy says:

    this is just sick no animal desrvies to be treated this way

  • Betty Emery says:

    This is inhumane. Beyond greedy! The authorities should be whipped along with these horrible people! Where are these conditions? What is wrong with the people in power in this area? Are they all inbred bastards? Just why is it that people treat these companion pets this way? Children have become hyeniously cruel to one another, adults, and animals. This country has no morals any longer! Do you read the stencils on the vehicles, “NO FEAR” . Anyone can harm a person, animal, and get away with it. That is what the authorities have been established to prevent. They need to be held accountable!

  • Gala says:

    I am very apalled about this. I signed and sent the letter immediatly after reading the article.

  • Rev. Meg Schramm says:

    Situations such as this will not stop until the American Public is indoctrinated against all forms of cruelty. We need to teach our children kindness and compassion from the moment they are born, and to borrow a teaching from the Bible, to speak of kindess and compassion to all creatures when going to bed, when rising up, when in our house, when at our tables, and when walking on the roads. Never stop teaching kindness and compassion!!

  • Lina says:

    GREEDY! MONEY HUNGRY PEOPLE THAT WHY THEY DO THIS DISGUSTING STOP THIS!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • kelly hodge says:

    PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE DONT LET THIS CRUELTY GO ON IN THESE MILLS. YOU CAN STOP IT SO PLEASE DO IT NOW…

  • Carla* says:

    Frickin’ hell hole!! Letter signed.

  • rottsrus says:

    The court systems are corrupt, just like politicians. I don’t know how they sleep at night.

Connect With PETA

Subscribe