ABC Dog School
In a Nutshell
The Ohio Revised Code

   959.13 Cruelty to animals.  No person shall torture an animal, deprive one of necessary sustenance,....confine an animal without supplying it during such confinement with a sufficient quantity of good wholesome food and water;

Impound or confine an animal without affording it, during such confinement, access to shelter from wind, rain, snow, or excessive direct sunlight if it can reasonably be expected that the animals would otherwise become sick or in some other way suffer.....shelter means a man-made enclosure, windbreak, sunshade, or natural windbreak or sunshade that is developed from the earth's contour, tree development, or vegetation....

Keep an enclosure without wholesome exercise and change of air
Brown dog has no shelter at all. <-------
copyright 2009 Carole J Sulser
This pup went without medical attention.
This dog had no shade - 95-97 degrees - cable caught on fence.
These dogs cannot get to shelter because they have climbed out of a pen, or tethers are tangled on trees, or are too short.
This dog was tied out for several weeks without shelter or shade.
Adequate shelter?
dogs in danger
how they live
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Is this the current occupant of the tool shed?  Where are her puppies?
Wood frame with particle board leaning against it and a plastic trash can against another side.  --------------->
Wholesome exercise?
Backless box with plywood leaning against it.
Tool sheds as seen from my yard.  Dogs in the one on the left; maybe cats in the other one.
This is a wire pen built for fox, with no sides, bottom, or roofing, where dogs are confined for months without warmth in the winter, or exercise.  New coverings now, which means it's occupied again.
Plastic crate, for indoor use only.