Mr. Martin stated that they will have whatever the
Mr. Frankish asked who would manage the facility.
Mr. Martin stated that he will be the manager. He has
8 years’ experience in the kennel business. Currently they
have up to 400 dogs.
Ms. Watkins asked what their plan was for the disposal
of dead animals.
Mr. Martin stated that he will either bury them in the
ground or in compost.
Chairman Harvey stated that the burial area will need
to be identified on the site plan.
Chairman Harvey asked what kind of deliveries they
Mr. Martin stated that the feed is stored in a trailer
that will come in on a truck.
Chairman Harvey asked where the trailer would be
The location where the trailer is going to be parked
needs to be shown on the plan.
Mr. McCadden stated that he would like to know what
Mr. Martin’s plan is going to be. What kind of dogs is he
going to breed and how many dogs he plans on breeding?
Mr. Hoover stated that he believes that the market
would determine that.
Mr. Martin stated that they are going to have some
small dogs, some large dogs. They will have different size
dogs. The numbers, there should not be over 500 dogs.
There will be mostly small dogs.
Mr. Farmer asked if that number is breeding dogs.
Mr. Martin stated that there will be not more than 500
Mr. Farmer asked how many puppies there would be.
Mr. Martin stated that it depends on how many the dogs
have. The puppies do not take up that much room.
Mr. Fladd asked how often the USDA inspects the
Mr. Martin stated that it depends what kind of job
you’re doing. If you are not doing your job right they
will be there all the time.
Mr. Fladd asked how often Mr. Martin is inspected.
Mr. Martin stated that within the last year they have
been to his facility two times.
Mr. Atkins asked how long the puppies stay at the
Mr. Martin stated that they stay from birth to eight