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Case ID: 6353
Classification: Unlawful Trade/Smuggling
Animal: dog (non pit-bull)
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Sunday, Aug 31, 2003

County: Newton

Disposition: USDA Citation

Person of Interest: Cindy Brook

In September 2003, the U.S. Department of Agriculture charged animal dealer Cindy Brook, doing business as Cindy's Noweta Chihuahuas in Neosho, Mo., with violations of the Animal Welfare Act.

Chester A. Gipson, deputy administrator for animal care, said that investigators can prove that Brook sold more than 100 dogs in commerce without being licensed. Each sale constitutes a violation of the Animal Welfare Act.


  • USDA - September 29, 2003

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