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Some Charges Dropped On Orphan Kanines Case

Racine County Circuit Court Judge Wayne Marik dropped 47 of the 171 animal mistreatment charges filed against former Orphan Kanines owner Debra Gray, according to a story in the Journal Times. Marik dismissed those 47 counts because the animals were not examined. However, the remaining charges on 38 animals have not been dismissed, according to online circuit […]

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Daughter Of Orphan Kanines Owner Loses Kennel License

Members of the Caledonia legislative and licensing committee voted not to renew Ravann LaCuran’s kennel license because of alleged illegal activity involving her mother Debra Gray and zoning violations. Gray, former owner of Orphan Kanines, was charged in November with seven counts of misdemeanor bail jumping and two misdemeanor counts of illegally obtaining a prescription […]

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Week In Review: Holiday Train, Child Neglect, And Homelessness

You were busy, we were busy. Here are our top most read stories from this week. Holiday Train Will Pull To Sturtevant Caledonia Couple Charged With Child Neglect Police: Gray Back In Custody For Performing Illegal Surgery Procedures Homeless And Working: “It’s Really Hard To Dig yourself Out” Man Accused Of Impersonating Police Officer, Enticing […]

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Kennel License Granted In August Where Illegal Surgeries Performed

The home where Caledonia Police say they discovered Debra Gray, former owner of Orphan Kanines, assisting in illegal surgeries on animals had just been granted a kennel license in August by the village. The home at 4747 County Highway H belongs to Marilyn Checki, Gray’s mother, which her daughter Ravann LaQuran rents from her. LaQuran […]

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Gray and Vet Charged in Alleged Illegal Animal Surgeries

**Updated 4:30 p.m.  Debra Gray, former owner of Orphan Kanines, is back behind bars after being booked into the Racine County Jail charged with seven counts of misdemeanor bail jumping and two misdemeanor counts of illegally obtaining a prescription for allegedly assisting Veterinarian Mary Pratt will illegal surgeries on animals. If convicted, she faces up […]

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Caledonia Dogs Moving to Former Central Bark

The dogs seized last week in Caledonia are moving to the former Central Bark location at Regency Mall, and Humane Society officials are saying it is somewhat of a miracle. In a letter posted to their Facebook page, the Wisconsin Humane Society thanked Regency Mall for moving so quickly to secure space where staff and […]