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Old February 12th, 2010, 07:51 PM
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Dogs die in fire at puppy mill in Alberta

Heartbreaking tragedy. I can only hope that the surviving dogs are rescued from their life of misery and something good can come out of this. I won't say what I wish for their pimps.



http://www.cbc.ca/canada/calgary/sto...dead-fire.html
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Old February 12th, 2010, 08:27 PM
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Old February 12th, 2010, 08:44 PM
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They had a crummy life , and then , a horrible death this is sick.
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Old February 12th, 2010, 10:15 PM
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Old February 12th, 2010, 10:26 PM
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sweet pups I hope your lives were not in vain. We took note of your passing. Let us others have as well.
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Old February 13th, 2010, 01:14 AM
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Candles to help all those poor babies cross the bridge safely....

I am so sorry little ones, may I see and love you all when I get to the bridge...

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Old February 13th, 2010, 10:04 AM
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What a horrible existance then die in such a way as to be trapped wtf they couldn't at least open their cages on their way out to give some at least a chance to get out too

A small article about them 30 - 50 who knows for sure who cares

I hope they will try and find homes for the ones' in the barn and not just hold onto them until they can get back into biz
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Old February 13th, 2010, 10:28 AM
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Those poor little angels.
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Old February 13th, 2010, 05:40 PM
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Dogs die in fire

Besides eventually ending up in hell I hope they had no insurance and those poor babies died quickly.
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Old February 13th, 2010, 08:02 PM
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At least the SPCA is involved, so maybe there's hope for the survivors:

http://www.lethbridgeherald.com/cont...ew/155330/110/

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“From what I understood they estimate over 100 dogs were there,” said Audrey Becker, an employee with Medicine Hat SPCA. Becker said the number of dogs throws up red flags for the possibility of a puppy mill.
Ya think????
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When I first heard about this on the news, my first thoughts were Puppy Mill, and then was sick at heart to hear of so many dieing. Thankfully, the ones rescued will receive better type of care.

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Old February 14th, 2010, 08:42 PM
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Puppy Mills in Alberta

Just goes to show our own back yard is just as dirty as those in Quebec and the states. I hope we "Alberta" don't turn a blind eye to what is going on and are willing and able to get the laws changed (if they need to be changed) to keep people from profiting from this. I am wondering if my 2 y/o iggy what was purchased as a gift from Petland in Medicine Hat could be from that "mill". I wonder what the small breeds are!!!!!
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Old February 16th, 2010, 01:52 AM
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I would think with that many small dogs, there was many breeds and alot of 'designer breeding' going on. it is not very likely that those dogs where registered either...but you never know.
I sincerely hope that a few good things come out of this, first and foremost the surviving pups get the care and forever homes they need, but I also hope that if other puppy mills learn nothing else, they will at least put in sprinkler systems. it won't solve the puppy mill problem, but it might prevent another tragedy like this from happening again.
They don't want to lose all those profits from the dogs dying in a fire, and I am pretty sure insurance does not cover that lose.
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