WALKER, Minn. (AP) — The owner of a northern Minnesota breeding operation where more than 100 dogs were seized this summer has pleaded guilty to one count.

The Cass County prosecutor’s office says 60-year-old Deborah Rowell of Pine River pleaded guilty to failing to provide dogs with adequate shade.

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Rowell had been charged with nine violations, ranging from animal neglect to depriving animals of shelter, shade and water. Her trial was scheduled to begin Monday.

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Rowell was sentenced to serve three months in jail and pay a fine of $135. The jail time was suspended for a year provided she complies with all animal-care laws and that law enforcement can inspect her kennel at all times.

Authorities executed a search warrant at Rowell’s kennel on July 16 and seized 133 dogs, including 29 puppies.

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