Graves County Puppy Mill

Mayfield, KY – Animal control officers in Graves County seized 55 dogs from a suspected puppy mill in Hickory yesterday. Amy Hughes of the Mayfield-Graves County Animal shelter describes the animals as filthy and covered in feces after being kept in outdoor wire cages. Denise and Michael Hunter and Wade Peterson have been cited with animal cruelty misdemeanor charges. The Paducah Sun reports most of the dogs were smaller breeds, including chihuahuas, malteses, pugs, poodles, and shih tzus.