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Archive of posts published in the tag: Puppy Mills

Profiting on the Backs of Animals

A recent article in a Florida newspaper claimed that, “Local ordinances targeting pet stores in…

Study: Shelter Dog Killing Drops Below 1 Million

But the conclusions the funders of the study are drawing from it are not only…

Factory Farming Dogs

A comparative look at shelter and puppy mill dogs.

Progress Against Abuse 2015

We obviously have a long way to go, but in 2015 our movement made significant progress toward tackling the abuse of animals: in puppy mills, in homes, in shelters, and on farms.

Banning the Retail Sale of Dogs & Cats

A Federal Judge in Rhode Island has upheld a local law that bans the sale of dogs and cats from pet stores.

Frankenstein’s Monster

Ed Sayres, the former president of the ASPCA, has been hired by the Pet Industry Joint Advisory Council, an industry lobbying group that supports puppy mills and fights animal protection legislation to curtail the abuse and sale of puppy mill dogs. This news is no surprise.

Shelter Killing Benefits Puppy Mills

Widespread No Kill success in our nation’s shelters would not only save the lives of almost four million animals every year, it—combined with legislative efforts to regulate, reform, close down, and eliminate their markets—would drive a dagger to the heart of the puppy and kitten mill industries. And yet HSUS, the ASPCA and PETA fight our efforts to reform shelters.

The Low Road

Since they can’t attack the message, they attack the messenger.

Ethical Consistency for True Dog Lovers

You don’t have to believe in or perpetuate the lie of pet overpopulation to work on efforts to curtail harm to dogs in puppy mills.