Back on February 3rd, the USDA made a move that makes it more difficult for you to be able to tell if the puppy you at looking at in a pet shop is actually from a licensed dog and cat breeding facility. Along with this action, the USDA also cut off public access to the inspection reports of those facilities, and now you will ONLY be able to get this information via an official … [Read more...] about Help Us DEMAND That the USDA Restore Its Puppy Mill Inspection Database!
A man from Detroit suspected of breeding fighting dogs is reported to have been found tied up, beaten and tortured, and having had one of his ears cut off. Police say that a group of men attacked him wearing masks, and were punishing him for raising dogs in deplorable conditions. A local Fox News affiliate counted 16 dogs total on the … [Read more...] about Vigilantes Torture and Disfigure Man Suspected of Breeding Fighting Dogs
Pet stores that sell puppies obtain their puppies from puppy mills. Puppy mills are bad. Puppy mills - high volume dog breeders that produce puppies with little or no regard for the health or wellbeing of the breeding dogs Pet stores often (but not always) sell healthy puppies. It is quite possible to produce a healthy puppy from malnourished, overbred, miserable, … [Read more...] about Have You Ever Accidentally Supported a Puppy Mill?