Missouri Agriculture Department wants to shed thick 'puppy mill' coat

Monday, April 6, 2009 | 6:13 p.m. CDT; updated 9:25 a.m. CDT, Monday, May 3, 2010

SENECA — When authorities raided J.B.'s Precious Puppies, they discovered more than 200 dogs standing in their own excrement, crammed three and four to a cage. Some were so sickly they were missing clumps of hair. The skeletal remains of puppies and adult dogs were found inside pet-food bags.