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Puppy Mill Rescue, May - October, 2006
This is a continuation of the puppy mill saga in El Dorado County. Arthur Warren and Georgia Thompson went to court again on Oct 2. Each was charged with 11 felonies and 10 misdemeanors.

10/16 At the preliminary hearing today, Arthur Warren was taken into custody of the El Dorado County jail with $1 MILLION BAIL. The puppy mill is officially shut down. NorCal Aussie Rescue will pick up the remaining 5 adult Aussies from the El Dorado County shelter 10/18.

10/12 We have four 8 week old black tri pups with tails ready for their new homes! 3 female, 1 male...all nicely marked and home raised. We also have 3 blue merle pups ready to adopt end of October.

10/9 The Chief of El Dorado County Animal Control in Placerville kept 20 ten-week old Aussie pups that they seized from Arthur Warren. Contact the shelter at 530-621-5795.

We were asked to take 7 adult Aussies including one Mama with her 4 black tri puppies. The adults are being evaluated and range from 15 months to 9 years of age. We may get more adults on 10/18.

We are preparing to move to our Sanctuary in Grass Valley by mid November and need to build kennels for all these dogs! Please help us with your donation.

Our Sanctuary has 6.4 acres and a home, and we're raising money to build indoor kennels with grooming area and access to a large fenced play yard. Please consider a generous gift! For a gift of $1,000 we will board your dog for 2 weeks for free! For a gift of $2,500, you can join the AUSSIE HEROES CIRCLE and get 2 weeks boarding per year FOREVER and your name or Aussie's name engraved on a permanent plaque. Please mail a check or use Paypal! Our address is provided below.

Puppy Mill Update

10/2 Hearing was postponed to 10/16 The county found more of Art Warren's Aussies - he hid them in a barn.

9/22 El Dorado County seized the remaining Aussies from Arthur Warren. This is a huge bust and El Dorado County is working only with NCAR so these dogs have the best future possible.

9/14 I picked up Sydney Jr. and Frankie - two breeding males. It was their FIRST time off the property. I had to carry Frankie from the car to my yard...he wouldn't stand up! Both had foxtails and were matted.

9/3 Georgia Thompson gave us Sadie and Bonnie, two 10 year old breeding females and Layla, a 6 year old mama and her 3 days old pups. We had both senior females spayed, one was pregnant. Both had foxtails in their gums and ears and were terribly matted. Both have found fabulous forever homes.

Mama Layla and her 3 pups are doing fine. The pups were born 9/1 and are loving life! Two blue merle boys, one very dark blue merle girl - all have tails. They will be available for adoption mid October. Applications may be submitted now.

AUSSIE PUPPY MILL OWNERS ARRESTED MAY 9, 2006 Arthur Warren and Georgia Thompson were arrested and taken handcuffed from their Somerset property. Each is charged with 10 misdemeanors and 11 felonies relating to animal cruelty and health and safety violations. View the report at the News10 website.

MARCH REPORT: KXTV Channel 10 aired their report on Arthur Warren's illegal Aussie puppy mill in El Dorado County. Aussies on short tie outs standing in pools of water. View the report at the News 10 Website.

Dewey and Tank in foster careaussies at the puppymill On June 19 I watched from a nearby hill as Arthur Warren took the last of the Aussies and a few horses from Georgia Thompson's property. Georgia told me that 3 females are pregnant. Only El Dorado County officials know where he lives or where he's keeping the dogs. No one will tell me where he's keeping the dogs or if they will seize them. Arthur has no kennel license and by law cannot keep more than 4 adult dogs and puppies up to 6 months old....he has 45-50 plus the pregnant ones. I managed to get QT Pie, the deaf and blind puppy from Georgia...but he's the only one. We managed to get Dewey and Tank two 12 week old blue merle pups from Georgia in early June while Arthur was still in jail.

Puppy Mill Updates
JULY 27 is the trial date for Arthur Warren and Georgia Thompson. Trial will be held at the El Dorado County Courthouse in Placerville. Join me! To catch up on this puppy mill story read below and view News10 broadcasts.

AUSSIE PUPPY MILL OWNERS ARRESTED MAY 9, 2006

Arthur Warren and Georgia Thompson were arrested and taken handcuffed off of their property in Somerset. Each has been charged with 10 misdemeanors and 11 felonies relating to animal cruelty and health and safety violations. View the report at the News10 website.

My heartfelt thanks to George Warren with KXTV News 10. He stayed on top of this story since his first report in March. You can thank him yourself at gwarren@news10.net.

MARCH REPORT: KXTV Channel 10 aired their report on Arthur Warren's illegal Aussie puppy mill in El Dorado County. Aussies on short tie outs standing in pools of water. Arthur Warren admitted that he's selling puppies illegally. View the report at the News 10 Website.

Donations may be made using Paypal or by check made payable to:
NorCal Aussie Rescue, Inc. or NCAR
PO BOX 191661
Sacramento, CA 95819
.
You can print this PDF for mailing with your tax deductible donation. THANK YOU!

For a gift of $200 you can... sponsor a puppymill aussie. Puppies see a vet at least twice for an exam and shots, and adults need heartworm tests and altering. THANK YOU FOR YOUR HELP


To catch up on this puppy mill story see below news broadcasts and read Puppy Mill Bust in Past Feature Stories in right column:

AUSSIE PUPPY MILL OWNERS ARRESTED MAY 9, 2006

Arthur Warren and Georgia Thompson were arrested and taken handcuffed off of their property in Somerset. Each has been charged with 10 misdemeanors and 11 felonies relating to animal cruelty and health and safety violations. View the report at the News10 website.

My heartfelt thanks to George Warren with KXTV News 10. He stayed on top of this story since his first report in March. Please thank George Warren via email at gwarren@news10.net.

MARCH REPORT: KXTV Channel 10 aired their report on Arthur Warren's illegal Aussie puppy mill in El Dorado County. Aussies on short tie outs standing in pools of water. Arthur Warren admitted that he's selling puppies illegally. View the report at the News 10 Website.

June 19: It's not "The Year of the Dog" for the puppy mill Aussies. Arthur Warren now has possession of the dogs and Animal Control has not seized them. I pleaded with officer Deb Burge to take the dogs into custody, but was told it's not a priority. Henry B., the Chief Animal Control Officer is on vacation this week. I also called the deputy District Attorney to intervene, but have had no response.

MARK YOU CALENDARS! JULY 27 is Arthur and Georgia's preliminary hearing IF THE COUNTY DOESN'T LET THEM PLEA BARGAIN. Please come whether you bought an Aussie from them or want to lend support to the Aussies who have only us to speak for them. Trial will be held at the El Dorado County Courthouse in Placerville.

We will most likely get more puppy mill Aussies in July if/when the county seizes them.

 

Donations may be made using Paypal or by check made payable to:
NorCal Aussie Rescue, Inc. or NCAR
PO BOX 191661
Sacramento, CA 95819
.
You can print this PDF for mailing with your tax deductible donation. THANK YOU!


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