Puppy Mills

JD, a lhasa apso dog
A puppy mill is a “factory farm” for dogs. Even though more and more Americans are taking a stand against them, the U.S....Read More
A smiling beagle whose tongue is out
Humane pet sales laws are an effective way to put the squeeze on commercial breeding operations....Read More
Dog rescued from a puppy mill
For every commercially bred puppy or kitten purchased from a breeder or retailer, there is a pet in a shelter, waiting for a home....Read More
Smiling person who adopted a small black dog wearing a yellow bandanna
As awareness of the connection between puppy mills and puppies sold for profit continues to grow, pet stores across the country are changing the way they do business....Read More
Puppy Mill dogs effects breeding
Background Commercial breeding establishments, or puppy mills, are large-scale facilities where dogs are confined in small enclosures for their entire reproductiv...Read More
Peaceful pet store demonstrators, holding signs to adopt a pet and stop puppy mills.
Learn how to organize a peaceful and effective pet store demonstration in this action kit, which includes information on planning, setting goals, building a support base an...Read More
Small brown puppy looking up at the camera
Because it’s sad to see pet store puppies in cages, many people want to “rescue” them by buying them....Read More
Poodle mix and Cavalier King Charles spaniel mix were adopted from local shelter.
Adopt instead of buy If you’re considering adding a new pet to the family, we urge you to adopt instead of buy a pet from an online retailer or pet store....Read More