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Wisconsin Locals Fight Inhumane Dog Abuse at Research Breeding Facility

Ridglan Farms is one of the top three dog breeders in the U.S. providing thousands of beagles to research facilities and universities.

ALEX MUIRURI: ‘A report from Direct Action Everywhere (DxE) detailed severe and routine dog abuse at Ridglan Farms in Wisconsin. Ridglan Farms breeds thousands of beagles for research purposes, but DxEd discovered the dogs are housed in filthy and inhumane conditions and subject to immense pain and psychological torture. This is contrary to what the public has been made to believe about the facility. Ridglan Farms is one of the top three dog breeders in the U.S. providing thousands of beagles to research facilities and universities such as the University of Wisconsin, the University of North Carolina and the Oklahoma State University among others…

Following concerns from the DxE report, residents of Mt Horeb, a village where Ridglan Farms is located have been collecting signatures in support of an ordinance that would restrict transportation of animals intended for experimentation. Having collected more than 650 signatures, the residents will now have a vote in November which if passed, will directly affect Ridglan’s operations as it would now be illegal to own and transport animals for the purpose of testing. One resident wrote into a local paper in July urging her fellow constituents to sign a petition to support Julie’s Law and end animal experimentation in Dane County’. SOURCE…

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