To build case against kennel owner, accuser used secret tactics
Armed with a cell phone and recorder, and secretly wired to tape his boss's instructions, Jason Smith was prepared to capture evidence against the Minnesota woman he was investigating for animal abuse.
What he claims he found - specific incidents of abuse, neglect and inappropriate veterinary care - resulted in nine charges against New York Mills kennel owner Kathy Bauck, four of which are felonies.
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