UPDATE: The New Philadelphia
UPDATE: This article was on the front page of the Columbus Dispatch on Monday, February 11!
An article posted on February 9, 2019, by Joe Blundo in the Columbus Dispatch suggests that the new law in Ohio that went into effect in
The increase is apparently an effect of a state law that took effect in late September and limited the number of litters a dog can produce in her lifetime to eight; banned the practice of keeping dogs in small, stacked cages; made smaller breeding operations subject to regulations and imposed other changes.Columbus Dispatch article
You can read the full article here: https://www.dispatch.com/entertainmentlife/20190209/rescue-groups-see-increase-in-dogs-surrendered-by-commercial-breeders