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RICHMOND — Carroll County officials predicted that legislative proposals would arise in the wake of a statewide probe into “puppy mills” by the Humane Society of the United States.
And their predictions were right.
The Virginia General Assembly on Tuesday began considering new requirements and enforcement measures as proposed by Del. Ward Armstrong.
Animal advocates had taken secret video at commercial breeding operations in Virginia in 2007, and they pronounced the state had a puppy mill problem with more than 1,000 such operations.
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