By BRADEN CARTWRIGHT
Daily Post Staff Writer
Three Pets in Need employees who are facing criminal charges for bringing a van full of dogs to the Palo Alto Animal Shelter on a hot day without air conditioning — resulting in the deaths of seven puppies — are shifting blame to Pets In Need and arguing that they have already been traumatized enough.
The employees — Maggie Evans, Ingrid Hartmann and Patty Santana — are making their case in court to go into a diversion program, which would let them do community service to get charges of animal cruelty and neglect dismissed.
And while Pets In Need is paying for their lawyers, those …
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