Category: Puppy Mills & Backyard Breeders

A complete ban across the nation of all puppy mills and backyard breeders. A “zero tolerance” moratorium on breeding for 10 years while unwanted or homeless animals remain in foster care. We are killing over 5 million animals right now every year. How much worse are we that we would control the birth of these animals first before we send them off to be killed at the pound.

Report: 109 dogs found at Darlington County home

Report: 109 dogs found at Darlington County home

The scene of what police are calling a puppy mill in Darlington County. (Rosalia Fodera/WPDE) More than 100 dogs were found at a Darlington County home after a call from a concerned neighbor, according to a Darlington County Sheriff’s Office report. Deputies and animal control officers were called to the

NY lawmaker: Bar pet stores from buying from puppy mills | The Tribune

Pet stores in New York state would be prohibited from buying dogs or cats from puppy mills and other large commercial breeding facilities under a new proposal in the state Legislature. The legislation sponsored by Democratic Sen. Michael Gianaris (jee-an-AHR’-us) of Queens would require pet stores to get their animals

State lawmaker pledges not to push ‘puppy lemon law' after protest

State lawmaker pledges not to push ‘puppy lemon law’ after protest

Legislation promoted as a lemon law for puppies sounds like a consumer protection bill, but Channel 2 consumer investigator Jim Strickland learned the idea is drawing heat from animal advocates. They question a key provision of the bill that limits pet store’s liability when a dog or cat gets […]

'Ban the DREADFUL trade in puppy farming' says Lincolnshire rescue centre

‘Ban the DREADFUL trade in puppy farming’ says Lincolnshire rescue centre

A Lincolnshire dog rescue centre is calling for a stop to puppy farming and pet shop sales. Jerry Green Dog Rescue , which has a centre in Boston, is urging animal lovers to put pressure on the Government following plans to ban the sale of puppies by pet shops […]

Proposed breeding ordinance aims to combat animal overpopulation

Proposed breeding ordinance aims to combat animal overpopulation

Source: KFDA Source: KFDA Source: KFDA AMARILLO, TX (KFDA) – In an effort to combat the overpopulation of animals in the community, Amarillo Animal Management and Welfare (AAM&W) is now proposing a new breeder’s ordinance. Around 12,400 animals came into the shelter last year. Of those animals, more than […]

Puppy mill crackdown: Oregon may require pet stores to sell dogs only from shelters

Puppy mill crackdown: Oregon may require pet stores to sell dogs only from shelters

Oregon pet stores would no longer be able to sell dogs purchased from breeders under a bill under consideration in the 2018 Legislature. Statesman Journal Buy Photo Oregon pet stores would no longer be able to sell dogs purchased from breeders under a bill being considered in the Legislature. […]

Pet store ribbon-cutting in Washington triggers protest from animal rights people

Pet store ribbon-cutting in Washington triggers protest from animal rights people

Adopt Don’t Shop – No truer words were ever spoken – Spread the word to boycott “The Puppy Store” in Washington City, Utah whose owner admits to buying dogs from out of state breeders.  There is a pet overpopulation problem of critical proportions in the US and this business is

EXCLUSIVE: Meet the evil 'Cruella de Vil' dog breeder accused of abusing 84 Great Danes in her mansion turned puppy mill covered in feces and tying females to horses to be 'raped' by five canine studs - one after another

EXCLUSIVE: Meet the evil ‘Cruella de Vil’ dog breeder accused of abusing 84 Great Danes in her mansion turned puppy mill covered in feces and tying females to horses to be ‘raped’ by five canine studs – one after another

Follow up:  Great Dane Breeding Operation BUSTED! 59 year old Christina Fay to be charged with up to 200 counts of animal abuse along with other federal charges.  93 dogs rescued from horrible breeding conditions.  Lots of pictures and more in the story below.  The gray-haired ‘Cruella de Vil-type’ dog

Puppy Mill Busted in Florida–42 Little Dogs Rescued

Orlando, FL: 42 dogs rescued from puppy mill   Forty-two dogs were rescued from a puppy mill in Sarasota County and are now in Central Florida. Officers said they were living in deplorable conditions and were neglected. "We got the call late last night and started e-mailing and texting each