A week after the city began investigating an Upper East Side dog seller for alleged animal abuse, the Humane Society is urging the state not to renew the shop’s license.
American Kennels on East 62nd St. came under fire after a Humane Society stab was targeted that allegedly “had at least one dead puppy, sick puppies sold to customers, and up to 20 puppies at a time in the ” Sick rooms ‘of the store’ revealed the animal welfare group’s report.
An undercover agent with a hidden camera worked at the store near Lexington Avenue documenting the conditions from October through December, the nonprofit alleged.
The Humane Society sent a letter to the state Department of Agriculture and Markets on December 21.
Prosecutors “would neither confirm nor deny” whether they are investigating American Kennels.The HSUS
A stab from humane society found “up to 20 puppies at the same time in the ‘sick rooms’ of the shop”.The HSUS
An undercover agent with a hidden camera worked in the store for months and documented the conditions.The HSUS
The Humane Society sent a letter to the State Department of Agriculture and Markets about the terms.The HSUS
“We ask that American Kennels not receive an extension of their state approval until the active investigation results are completed by the city authorities,” the letter said.
The city health department “issued an injunction on December 10th banning the sale of animals, and the order was changed on December 17th to allow the sale of certain dogs that were no longer part of the ministry’s investigation” .
Prosecutors “would neither confirm nor deny” whether they are investigating American Kennels.
American Kennels rejects the allegations.