Good news for the forty beagles!
Note: This type of animal abuse doesn’t only happen in Spain! Wisconsin is home to Ridglan Farms Beagles where they breed and raise beagle puppies by the thousands to be sent to research facilities. Ridglan Farms is located in Mt. Horeb, Wisconsin, just minutes from Madison.
Read about Ridglan Farms on the Alliance for Animals website here.
Is your current veterinarian an owner of Ridglan Farms? Visit the USDA 2011 Farm Subsidy Database.
Forty male beagles raised inside a lab in Spain arrived in Los Angeles last week where they will be put up for adoption after being freed from captivity by the Beagle Freedom Project.
The rescue mission is the largest yet for the group Animal Rescue Media Education (ARME). A total of 72 dogs were rescued in the effort, 32 of them having already been adopted in Europe, according to NBC Los Angeles.
ARME’s Beagle Freedom Project spokesman Gary Smith said the beagles, all between ages 4 and 7, had lived in cages their entire lives.