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Fund for 170 dogs seized from Wheatland breeder hits $2,00

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CASSELTON, N.D. – A fund created to help offset the medical and adoption costs of 170 dogs in poor condition authorities seized from a Wheatland, N.D., breeder had reached $2,000 by Friday afternoon.


The dogs were taken to the Casselton Veterinary Service after Cass County Sheriff Deputies removed them from Darcy Smith’s farmstead on Wednesday. Prosecutors are considering criminal charges linked to the condition of the dogs, some of which had fur so matted they were immobile.

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