Do you think she will get in trouble since I'm feeding and watering her horses because she won't?
And take a lot of pictures.
The animal control can take your word for it, and if they don't see something "bad enough" then the animals will be boned so to speak, and the "owner" will be mad at you.
If you take pictures and RECORD your observations, then you have a better chance at things changing for the better.
I understand you don't want to take away a little girl's puppy...but think of it this way: