The law has finally caught up to the owner of Greenwood Pets & Plants (Warren, Mi). Allegedly a pygmy goat was suffering from a urinary blockage and Animal Control was called. They found many other items of concern – he will now face the judge!
Puppy Mill Awareness will be attending all hearings to ensure justice is served to this chronic offender.
Our investigation shows the owner, Dennis Jones, has been in trouble with the Michigan Department of Agriculture before. He is no stranger to pet store violations. Complaints were filed related to animals with no food, unsatisfactory cleanliness of the stores, food storage not adequate, overcrowding of animal cages, insufficient number of employees to maintain husbandry, surfaces not disinfected and distressed birds loosing feathers. Fines were issued, but the store continues to receive complaints and not local authorities have been called.
Greenwood Pets has a history of working with a large puppy broker from Kansas - Lambriar Inc’s. They recently closed this summer, but their last inspection report listed 773 puppies in inventory!!
Lets not forgot about the illegal potibellied pig sold to the local Warren family last November. Greenwood sold this allegedly underage (6-week old) pig with the umbilical cord still on! Fox2 covered this story exposing the sale of other illegal "to have", but not to sell animals.
If you visit the store and believe the store is violating the law, please file your complaints with the local Warren Animal Control:
Warren Animal Control
29900 Civic Center
Warren, MI[masked] press 6
In office M-F
8:30 - 9:30 and 4-5pm