Georgia Puppies was previously on the "Horrible Hundred" puppy mills list put together by the Humane Society of the United States.
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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.
Among the rescued dogs -- both puppies and full-grown -- were Pomeranians, Maltese, shih tzus, poodles, Boston terriers, Yorkies
House Bill 4410 passed both houses in May, and Gov. Pat Quinn (D) signed the bill on Saturday at the no-kill shelter PAWS
It's happening. You can see her, on the day of her rescue, in the photo at the top of this page. And this video, taken about
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.
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One adorable Chihuahua, who survived years of horror inside a puppy mill, finally found a new life of freedom with his rescuer
As 2011 rapidly draws to a close, I marvel at all the great work that has been done by animal welfare organizations this year. Throughout the country, more individuals are volunteering, adopting and advocating for animals.
In our latest undercover investigation, investigators and attorneys dug into the world of Internet puppy sellers and found not only the underlying cruelty of puppy mills, but also deceptive sales tactics.
Brian and I started receiving messages from concerned friends soon after this. They told us we were the only ones who could save this dog. We already have a house full of misfit animals, what's one more?
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Within the last 18 months, our Animal Rescue Team, including our staff at Humane Society International in Canada, has put a stop to some horrible abuses of dogs at several large-scale puppy breeding facilities in Quebec.
The website of this facility claimed, "We Specialize in Healthy loving Family Pets. We take pride in the Babies we raise." When we entered the building, it was bitterly cold and in such disrepair that we worried the floor might collapse under our feet.
In no other state were the stakes higher for puppy mill dogs, and Missourians have set an admirable precedent for reform nationwide.
The small shelters on-line are friendly and write back immediately. These folks I believe are all volunteers and it is a