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One dog left to adopt from puppy mill

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KENNEWICK, Wash;-- There's only one dog left waiting for adoption in town from the puppy mill broken up in Kennewick. 

The Benton Franklin Humane Society brought in 20 dogs last may after news broke of Ella Stewart and the 370 dogs she kept on her property.

It's hard to forget the Ella Stewart story and all the dogs left at her home, but over the past seven months community support has been overwhelming, and the Humane Society says that support is why so many of the rescued American Eskimo dogs have found forever homes.

Today only one pup named Simba waits for a family to come. Recently another female dog was taken on a trial period but the Human Society expects her to be adopted permanently in the next few days. After that, 19 of the 20 dogs, ten of which are puppies, will have found families.

--Hilary Whittier. Please email her with any story ideas at