Kennel Owner Faces 49 Counts of Cruelty to Animals

January 2012

In Worcester, New York, dozens of dogs in poor health were living at a kennel. PETA notified local officials, who launched a month-long investigation and removed nearly 50 dogs. The kennel owner and manager were arrested and have both been charged with multiple counts of cruelty to animals.

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 Ingrid E. Newkirk

“Almost all of us grew up eating meat, wearing leather, and going to circuses and zoos. We never considered the impact of these actions on the animals involved. For whatever reason, you are now asking the question: Why should animals have rights?” READ MORE

— Ingrid E. Newkirk, PETA President and co-author of Animalkind