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Sunday, Aug 31, 2003County: Wright
Disposition: USDA Citation
Person of Interest: Karen C Schmidt
Case Updates: 1 update(s) available
In September 2003, the U.S. Department of Agriculture charged animal dealer Karen Schmidt, doing business as SCR Kennels in Hartville, Mo., with violations of the Animal Welfare Act.
Chester A. Gipson, deputy administrator for animal care with USDA's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, said that investigators documented more than 30 violations of the AWA in the areas of housing, cleaning and sanitation and pest control.
|During the inspection there was one adult female Mastiff, auction # 21, which was extremely thin to the point of its ribs, shoulder blades and hip bones protruding. I contacted Karen Schmidt and requested that Dr. Jerome Schmidt evaluate the animal before selling it in the auction. Dr. Schmidt evaluated the animal and stated it was fine.|
|Source: AWA Watchdog - January 2005|
Update posted on Nov 28, 2005 - 10:05PM
- USDA - September 29, 2003
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