Archive for the 'Puppy Mills' Category

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1000 Dogs Rescued From West Virginia Kennel

August 28th, 2008

Unfortunately it seems like I have been reporting too much about puppy mills recently. Thankfully this story is about one closing. Whispering Oaks Kennels has been operating since 1961 in Parkersberg WV, owned by Sharon Roberts. This weekend Roberts turned over her approximately 1000 dogs after a search warrant was executed on her property. She […]

Ask the Dog Guide: Small Outdoor Dog?

August 16th, 2008

Question: I have a 4-year-old and 2-year-old, and want to have a small outdoor dog. It will have plenty of interaction with kids and adults, but I do not want to have it inside the house. It can stay in the garage or a nice large yard and large dog house. Please advise. Photo by […]

Ask the Dog Guide: Dachshund Occasionally Urinates Indoors

August 15th, 2008

Question:I have a 1 1/2 yr old miniature long haired Dachshund that we got when he was 6 months old. He is occasionally peeing in the house even though we have a doggie door. Here is his history and what we have done so far to try and remedy this. His 1st owner allowed him […]

Horrific News Regarding PA Puppy Mill Today.

August 13th, 2008

Unfortunately, I can’t always write about happy dog stories, or I wouldn’t feel like I was maintaining the integrity of The Dog Guide. It was reported today that in Harrisburg, PA that the owners of 2 commercial kennels chose to shoot 80 dogs, rather than have them examined by a Veterinarian. The exams were ordered […]

Important Video On Puppy Mills

April 4th, 2008

Some of you may have seen Oprah today- she did a heart wrenching expose about Puppy Mills. For those of you who missed the show, I highly recommend finding a friend who DVR’d it. While it may be difficult to watch, it is incredibly important for us to all be aware that these places do […]

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