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By Rebecca Gourley

More dogs surrendered by breeder


The Oregon Humane Society (OHS) acquired 40 Shar Pei dogs from a Goldendale resident who claims he bred the dogs in the past.

David Calvin voluntarily relinquished the dogs to OHS Thursday, May 3.

According to OHS, the dogs are in poor condition. “The animals did appear to have food, they appeared to have water, that was not the issue,” said David Lytle of OHS. “The main issue here was lack of proper medical care.”

However, Calvin claims that the skin problems were picked up while the dogs were evacuated to the Klickitat County Fairgrounds during the Monastery Complex Fire last summer.

“Before that all the dogs were very healthy,” Calvin told The Sentinel.

Calvin also says th...

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