A Muskegon animal sanctuary has been ordered by a judge to give up all of the wolf dogs they are taking care of.

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I hate to start off with a question, but if you remove the wolf dogs from the people who take care of them, who is going to take care of them?

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Howling Timbers Animal Sanctuary

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I love the Red Hot Chili Peppers quote that is in the graphic above. So who is Howling Timbers Animal Sanctuary? They are located at 6806 Evanston Avenue in Muskegon. Howling Timbers are a non-profit organization that receives no local, state, or federal funding. They have no employees just volunteers.

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Howling Timber's goal is to provide lifelong sanctuary to wolves, wolf dogs, and exotic animals that have been neglected, abused, abandoned, or given up by their previous owner.

If you have an exotic animal or farm animal you can no longer take care of, you can contact the sanctuary via email at howlingtimbers@gmail.com. If you have a wolf or wolf-dog you can no longer care for, you may want to wait until after Howling Timbers files their appeal.

Why is Judge Ordering Howling Timbers to Give Up Wold Dogs in their Care?

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According to FOX 17, there were a number of state law violations made by the organization over the years. There have been reports of Howling Timbers Animal Sanctuary's wold dogs injuring a child and a volunteer.

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Brenda and James Pearson are the owners of Howling Timbers Animal Sanctuary. The Pearsons have been given 21 days to appeal the judge's decision or they will have to forfeit the wolves and wolf-dogs that are in their care. At this time, if the pair do have to give up the animals it is still unclear where the animals would go.

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Howling Timbers has been taking care of wolf dogs since the early 90s it would be sad to see this establishment go away. Hopefully, they become victorious in their appeal.

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