Archive for the 'Puppy Mills' Category

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Dog Video Of The Day: Rescued Dog Is Dancing For Joy

April 28th, 2010

221 dogs (and 2 cats) were rescued from unsanitary conditions at Gayla’s Poodle Palace in Tennessee. The Humane Society of the United States worked with the local sheriff’s department and the United Animal Nations on the operation. Here’s a video of one happy Poodle that will hopefully go on to a much happier life.

8 Reasons Not To Buy Pet Store Puppies

September 25th, 2009

It’s easy to fall in love with a puppy, in fact it’s too easy. Profit is why the unethical practice of selling dogs in pet stores continues. People unwittingly fall in love with a small fur ball and *without thinking*, make a purchase. Sometimes these spur-of-the-moment buys work out, but many times they lead to […]

Watch ABC’s “Nightline” Tonight – Puppy Mill Investigation

March 27th, 2009

Make sure you set your DVRs to record tonight’s airing of “Nightline” on ABC. Correspondent Sharyn Alfonsi is heading to Lancaster, PA which is famous for its quaint scenery and Amish farms. What many people don’t know is the Amish are some of the largest commercial breeders of puppies in the US. If you’re interested […]

Authorities Bust Puppy Mill In Chicago

March 25th, 2009

When I hear of puppy mills being raided, I can’t say that I would picture such an operation going on in the South Side of Chicago. However, this story goes to show that these operations can go on almost anywhere. Approximately 70 puppies were found living in inadequate conditions – including some being housed in […]

Humane Society Files Class Action Lawsuit Against Petland Stores

March 17th, 2009

I saw this one coming and I’m thrilled the day has finally arrived! Today the Humane Society of the United States filed a 34 page class action lawsuit against Petland Inc. (owners of 140 Petland pet stores). The lawsuit claims that Petland violated both federal and state laws when they sold ill puppies, bred in […]

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