Maryland Preparatory School Cancels Puppy Auction

March 2013

After hearing that a Maryland preparatory school was auctioning off a puppy, we sent a letter to the headmistress, who, along with organizers, made the compassionate decision to remove the puppy from the list of auction items.

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