Dog breeder charged with animal cruelty in Ohio

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INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — An Indiana dog breeder is facing animal cruelty charges in Ohio.

In January, police in Licking County, Ohio say they found a broken down van with 62 dogs inside. The dogs were in poor health and covered in urine and feces.

The dogs were traced to Jonas Fisher, a dog breeder in Williamsburg, Ind.

Fisher and two other people who prosecutors say were transporting the dogs were all charged with animal cruelty. Fisher is scheduled to appear in court on Friday. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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