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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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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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Judge Denies Gray Motion, State Must File Amended Charges

Former Orphan Kanines owner Debra Gray will still face 171 counts of animal cruelty provided the state can file an amended complaint attaching specific animals to each count. Gray and her attorney, Alex Flynn, appeared before Racine County Circuit Court Judge Wayne Marik Monday to argue that the state’s amended complaint against Gray should be […]

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Caledonia Police To Be Honored For Orphan Kanines Response

The Wisconsin Humane Society is honoring the Caledonia Police Department with the George D. Dalton Award for its quick response to an animal hoarding case at Orphan Kanines, which led to the rescue of 94 animals. Angela Speed, vice president of communications with the Wisconsin Humane Society, said the police department reacted quickly to the […]

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Inside Orphan Kanines

Conditions inside Orphan Kanines, 1922 Kremer Avenue, in Caledonia were considered so hazardous that animal humane and law enforcement officers were not allowed inside until the building was aired out enough to reduce the ammonia in the air to safe levels. Our friends at Racine Uncovered were allowed inside. Here are some of the photos […]

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