George Burke is shown in an undated photo provided by the Allegan County Sheriff’s office. The sheriff’s department says 64-year-olds Cheri and George Burke were arraigned Wednesday, April 11, 2012 on animal cruelty charges. Dogs were seized Monday, April 10 from the southwestern Michigan home where a the couple ran a breeding business.
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