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Meet Joseph: Used by a breeder and then dumped on the streets

Meet Joseph; he was used by a breeder, and when he was of no value to sire more puppies to be sold at pet stores, he was dumped on the streets of Texas.

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Failed House Farm Bill promoted puppy mills, horse slaughter and shark fins

An all inclusive farm bill failed in the House on Friday even though Republican leadership gambled it would pass despite Democratic opposition. The final vote 198-213. Although it contained some positive provisions for animals, according … Read More

Texas SPCA seizes 140 dogs and puppies from suspected puppy mill

On Saturday, the Texas SPCA removed 138 dogs including 21 puppies and two cats from a suspected puppy mill in Fannin County. According to the organization’s press release, the dogs were removed on Friday … Read More

Crackdown on sales from puppy mills in California pet stores if governor signs

It could be a “win, win” for dogs, cats and rabbits in California Governor Jerry Brown signs a measure sent to his office on Thursday requiring pet stores to sell animals from shelters or rescue … Read More

Damning undercover video reveals concerns at NYC pet store

A high-end pet store in New York, offering pedigreed puppies and adult dogs, is under fire after damning video was taken showing alleged mistreatment of dogs who are in the store’s care. The Humane Society … Read More

Wisconsin woman allowed her dogs to eat puppies

In a disturbing case of animal cruelty in Crandon, Wisconsin, a woman has been arrested for allegedly allowing her dogs to eat puppies and the dead body of a horse. According to authorities, Patty Kirker, … Read More

Hundreds of animals found in deplorable conditions at North Georgia puppy mill

It began on Wednesday evening with an anonymous call from an area resident in the north Georgia county of Habersham complaining about excessive dog barking. What officers discovered, when they arrived at the property was … Read More

Political pressure? USDA reposting animal welfare data

The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) today has been reposting some of the tens of thousands of animal welfare documents previously removed from its website.  In an official announcement from APHIS they were,

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Humane Society challenges USDA for hiding animal welfare data

The Humane Society of the United States announced on Monday that it is taking legal action after the removal of years of records by the United States Department of Agriculture from their public website this … Read More

Shelter issues statement following hwy accident involving 104 puppies

On Thursday, the shelter which took in several puppies involved in an accident on Interstate 86 in Avoca, New York, earlier this week, released a statement regarding the future of the puppies, who were bound … Read More