49 dogs seized from barn in suburb southwest of Chicago
Tribune staff report
March 2, 2008
PEOTONE - Authorities raided a suspected puppy mill Saturday in Will County, seizing 49 dogs in stacked cages and covered in excrement, the Cook County sheriff's office said. Authorities raided a Peotone farmhouse about 11 a.m. in response to a weeklong investigation of a possible dogfighting or puppy-mill operation in Cook County, said Penny Mateck, a sheriff's spokeswoman.
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