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A court hearing will determine if four dogs and five birds will be returned to Wilma Jones. Q:Do you think Jones should regain custody of the four dogs?


gant: April 8, 2011 11:14 a.m.

If Ms. Jones animals were not in "top" condition it was because she was not able to provide better care. After all, our animal shelter complains about lack of funding and she would not want them to be killed. I don't know of anyone wanting to take on the job.

The so called dog shelter" in Viola is a myth. I called about getting a dog from them one time and they said the cost would be $400. And, that would not include any certification for a registered either.

gant: April 8, 2011 4:00 p.m.

If someone is concerned they should help this 72 year old woman take care of them. Put up or shut up.

Beckster: April 12, 2011 1:30 p.m.

"Wilma stopped raising dogs over 2 years ago and never had been a puppy mill"... If she stopped raising them, why were there pregnant dogs on the site and puppies? If this was not a puppy mill, than we can assume that these 125 dogs were her pets.

Ms. Jones may have considered these dogs her personal pets, but they were not treated as such. Pets do not live in chicken wire coops, filth, feces ridden cages, rotting dead dogs, urine burned paws, little food, matted hair, fleas and ticks, etc…

These dogs were not her pets, they were her lucrative property.

Isn't that how she got sell a dog?

These dogs deserve a home, not a basement or crate, A HOME!

dogperson: April 12, 2011 2:26 p.m.

Wilma doesn't deserve a cockroach back. Please folks just look at the pictures of these poor animals and the conditions they were forced to live in. Wilma is and always will be a breeder for money. She doesn't care a hoot about the welfare of ANY of the dogs and if she gets the 4 back she'll be up to her ears in breeding dogs in no time. Don't let any of us forget, her income has been cut off. She needs the 300.00 to 700.00 she gets per puppy. She doesn't love dogs, SHE LOVES MONEY !!!!!!!!!!!!

chers2031: April 12, 2011 4:59 p.m.

NO WAY does she deserve them back! If you think otherwise, please go to Animal Rescue Corps Facebook page and look at the condition her dogs were in... read the posts and blogs by the people involved in the rescue... She does not care about the dogs if she could let them suffer the way they were suffering!

concerned4525: April 12, 2011 6:18 p.m.

The issue is NOT whether she is a nice person, but whether she can handle the daily responsibility of caring for so many animals. From the pictures the animals were not cared for at a minimum standard. Some of the dogs were starving, she apparently got in over her head with the feeding requirements for the "pets" and breeding pairs/babies she had. And she WAS selling them for hundreds of dollars (I was there). If the court gives the animals back to her without the house and grounds being decontaminated, "boo-hiss/shame on the courts". If she needs help, all the people who voted FOR her to get the animals back should show up at her house, help her clean up. She obviously needs help and support. Minimally the cages and the wooden boxes the animals were in should be destroyed and her "pets" should be neutered.

dogperson: April 13, 2011 5:10 p.m.

All you have to do is go on the Warren County Humane Society Facebook page and see the video and over 100 pictures of the horrors at Wilma Jones'property. Some of the dogs were even locked in wooden boxes , that is four sides of wood. a little like a small coffin. Just take one look at their desperate faces and you will be convinced beyond a doubt that dear Wilma should NEVER own another animal, NEVER. They weren't just living in terrible conditions, their conditions were pure TORTURE.God didn't put animals on this earth for us to abuse and torture, He put them here for us to take care of and respect. Iv'e only got one more word for dear Wilma and that word is KARMA!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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