Georgia Puppies was previously on the "Horrible Hundred" puppy mills list put together by the Humane Society of the United States.
Some rescues have been buying dogs from commercial breeders.
As we talked, a large family entered the puppy store, their eyes wide with excitement and anticipation. If we'd stayed, chances are good we would have seen them leave with two things: a tiny, furry animal, fresh off the conveyor belt; and a piece of paper describing an idyllic Dogville from which it came.
Little Miss Lexi and her sister, Pumpkin, are spokes-pups for Posh Pets Rescue in NYC, and they want you to consider adopting special needs and senior rescue dogs before hitting the pet shop.
One of the dogs rescued in Wednesday's raid. Photo credit: Amiee Stubbs for Animal Rescue Corps UPDATE, 1:50 p.m.: Sheriff
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The ASPCA has been closely following the progress of the federal Farm Bill for months. Now that it's passed, one provision in particular deserves your attention because it will make a big difference in the fight to end animal cruelty.
Until now, breeders who sell directly to consumers have been able to avoid government oversight by selling animals through the Internet, through the mail, and over the phone, keeping everything about the animals' conditions and the breeders' operations a complete secret.
The discussion also included Cori Menkin of the ASPCA, Melanie Kahn of The Humane Society, and Tracy Coppola, Campaigns Officer