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Growing awareness about puppy mills and their terrible conditions has led to more than 250 localities enacting laws banning the sales of puppy mill dogs and requiring pet stores to source animals from shelters or rescues only....

Ninetythree pet stores in the state have signed the HSUS’s PuppyFriendly Pet Stores Pledge declaring they do not sell puppies and will not do so in the future. A statewide ban on the sale of puppies will ensure all Maryland pet stores adopt this puppyfriendly business model....

The Puppy Supply Chain. there are about 2 million puppies produced by puppy mills to meet the supply and demand of pet stores and consumers. See where you fit into the puppy supply chain …...

WHERE DO PET STORE PUPPIES COME FROM? The majority of the puppies sold in pet stores come from breeding farms called puppy mills. These dog farms typically keep dozens or hundreds of dogs in tiny, filthy pest and feces infested crates their entire lives, producing litter after litter....

What is the relationship between pet shops and puppy mills? These large scale breeders may supply pet stores with puppies. If you purchase a pet over the internet, from a puppy broker, or at a pet store, the dog likely came from a puppy mill....

People Are Shocked To Discover Where Pet Store's Puppies Come From "I'm still devastated." ... And this isn't just Barkworks pretty much every puppy sold in a pet store or online comes from a puppy mill. Petland sources its dogs from some of the worst puppy mills in the country....

The ONLY way to eliminate puppy mills is to stop buying puppies from pet stores, online retailers, or through newspaper classifieds. Adopting a puppy from your local animal rescue organization or purchasing from a reputable, responsible breeder are the only appropriate options....

Puppy mills are commercial breeding facilities that massproduce dogs (and cats in mills) for sale through pet stores, or directly to consumers through classified ads or the Internet. Roughly 90 percent of puppies in pet stores come from puppy mills....

What is a Puppy Mill? Puppy mills are an urgent, widespread problem. There are an estimated 15,000 puppy mills in the alone. In these massproduction factories, dogs are forced to produce litter after litter of puppies, supplying nearly 100 percent of the dogs sold in pet stores and directly to consumers online and through newspaper ads....

A puppy mill, sometimes known as a puppy farm, is a type of commercial dog breeding facility. ... At around the same time, the first pet store chains were born. Puppy mill dogs are usually housed in a small, wire cages similar to rabbit hutches and chicken coops....

A horror show: Pet stores and puppy mills. ... Some countries have laws in place that prevent pet stores from selling any animal above a goldfish and the occasional rodent, but the sad truth is that many countries worldwide still allow both cats, dogs and other animals to be sold in stores. ... and supporting, puppy mills. Selling dogs in pet ......

Common Myths about Puppy Mills Let’s Talk Puppy Mills! In all of the years that we have been exposing the puppy mill industry, as well as it’s connection to pet stores, we have come across several myths that are lingering around and causing confusion among the general public....

HELP TO BAN PUPPY MILLS. The next time you think of purchasing a cute dog from a pet store or online, please think twice. Most puppies in pet stores come from puppy mills, large commercial breeders where animals are often warehoused in unsanitary conditions, in cramped cages, deprived of socialization, exercise, and necessary veterinary care....

You have heard about puppy mills and know they are bad. But what you don’t know is how to make sure you don’t accidentally buy from one. Here are 10 signs to help you determine if the puppy you are looking at is from a puppy mill or not. 1 – OutofState. You really should just stay away from pet stores when buying a puppy....