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Ohio High On The List Of Humane Society's Horrible Hundred Report

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Multiple issues were found at three different state inspections in 2020 at Elite Puppies in Ohio.

The Humane Society of the United States has released its annual Horrible Hundred report of problem puppy mills and Ohio is the third largest seller on the list with 16 problem puppy sellers.

The report outlines some disturbing findings of abuse and neglect. Dozens of pet stores across the country, including at least 21 Petland stores, purchased puppies from dealers in this year’s report. Many of the dealers, were found selling on PuppyFind.com, a website that the Humane Society has repeatedly linked to problem puppy mills.

Undercover footage taken by Humane Society investigators formed the basis for some of the entries in this year’s report. Joining Cincinnati Edition to discuss the report are Humane Society of the United States Stop Puppy Mills Campaign Senior Director John Goodwin; Cincinnati Animal CARE Humane Society Director of Lifesaving Operations Meaghan Colville.

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Michael Monks brings a broad range of experience to WVXU-FM as the host of Cincinnati Edition, Cincinnati Public Radio's weekday news and information talk show.