Michael D. Garritson
...and his mother Marjorie
<That is FECES hanging off that ear...>
Below: Quote from "Canine Auschwitz" that demostrates just HOW innocent Marj Garritson is in this entire affair:
|Mr. Garritson has made several trips to Crufts over the last few years to purchase dogs, accompanied by his mother who also breeds ET's. When asked about this situation, she is reported as saying "I have no control over Michael, you know you just can't tell kids what to do". Also, "...he has pristine facilities and it was unfair of them to raid him at 7AM before his kids had time to clean the runs". I guess the kids didn't have time that morning to comb the mats out of 150 dogs, clean the urine and poop out of the crates, wipe the mucus out of 300 eyes, feed the malnourished puppy who subsequently died, treat the ear infections, give medicine for the coccidiosis which the Shelter had to treat everyone for, put ointment onto the eyes swollen from injuries, or pick the ticks off the dogs in those "pristine" facilities. The newspapers reported this as "a family operation run by three generations".|
|Michael's mother Marjorie (a real estate agent) seems to think that she can intimidate her way into having her name removed in relation to this activity that she perpetuated. Well, not all of us are intimidated by her. I applaud those who stand up to her threats, which are empty, as this is all factual and/or opinion. One has no grounds for a lawsuit on the opinion of another. This is NOT slander. This is a family with some serious sociopathic problems! The NUT didn't fall far from THAT tree!|
|Marjorie Garritson --Michael's mother--(kennel name Chasen) continues to claim ignorance of the situation despite the fact that she showed dogs with him and is listed as a co-breeder on some dogs, lives approximately 20 minutes away, and has many grandchildren by him, one of whom designed her website. She has used dogs that he bred and owns dogs that he bred. She claims to have no control over what her adult children do. I guess that means she also couldn't pick up the phone to call Animal Control herself to protect those dogs.|
Animal Cruelty Case
Superior Court Judge David Ryan, presiding in the preliminary hearing of 51-year-old Michael Garritson, said "these animals deserved better."
(Updated May 11, 2003)
365 Days in custody, stayed for 3
years on the following terms and conditions:
brief to be filed by June 20, 2003. Defense
brief to be filed by June 30, 2003.
Please read this accounting by Kit Rodwell. This provides an invaluable perspective.
by Kit Rodwell as published in Dogs in Review and The Royal Spaniels. Reprinted with permission.
OFFICIAL LISTING OF DOGS
provided by Dept. of Animal Services
English Toy Spaniels 93
Cavalier King Charles Spaniels 40
Yorkshire Terriers 17
King Charles Spaniel Club (UK) to conduct independent investigation no later than June, 2003. Cavalier King Charles Spaniel Club continues to deny wrongdoing of prominent members who supplied the dogs that started this atrocity.
Listing of Dogs :
English Toy Spaniel through Rescue
Cavalier King Charles Spaniels
Yorkshire Terriers & English Toy Spaniels through Humane Society of San Diego
|Photo Courtesy NBC San Diego||
Suppliers of dogs...HALL OF SHAME:
Amantra (Diane Fry &Tracy Jackson)
Marsward (Marilyn Tuesley-Chambers)
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Sammy & Gracie
|Sammy, whose hair still fails to grow back in. Click on the link above to read about his story and that of his little Ruby friend, Gracie. Hang in there, little friends...your life has just NOW begun and it will be a great one!|
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