humane society http://wfae.org en Humane Society rescues 19 dogs from puppy mill http://wfae.org/post/humane-society-rescues-19-dogs-puppy-mill <P>The Humane Society of Charlotte says it rescued 19 breeding dogs early Saturday from a puppy mill in western North Carolina.&nbsp; The society said its emergency response team found a breeding operation at the site, with 19 Maltese and Maltese mix dogs between 4 and 10 years old.</P> <P>Officials said the dogs had mouth, eye and skin problems resulting from a lack of veterinary care. They will be treated then sent to foster homes.&nbsp;</P> <P>In a statement Saturday, Jorge Ortega, vice president of operations for the Human Society of Charlotte, criticized the operation. Sun, 28 Apr 2013 14:03:50 +0000 David Boraks 26177 at http://wfae.org