By now, most folks have heard of puppy mills, and about all the sordid details featured by those inhumane places. And many try in earnest to get the word out that pet stores selling puppies actually obtain those adorable little furballs from horrid mills. Guess what? The kittens they sell come from mills, too. Yes, there […]
The Today Show recently covered a story from the Wall Street Journal about the latest craze – puppy parties. They specifically raved about a business, PuppyParty.com, and the Brooklyn pet shop that supplies the puppies, Puppy Paradise. Animal welfare activists and rescue folks were outraged, but the story seems to have been forgotten already. Just like the […]
Remember Adrian’s Puppy Paradise? (If you live in the area, I know you can’t forget it, even when you close your eyes to sleep!) Animal Rescue Corp rescued 80 dogs from this hellish breeding facility today. Around 150 dogs have been living in a basement, trapped in cages, their plight ignored by the authorities but […]
Last year was a banner year in Illinois for those wanting to see the end of puppy mill pets sold in pet stores. Considerations took place in towns, counties, and even at the state level,. With great fanfare last Spring the city of Chicago passed a ban, and Cook County soon followed suit. While well-intentioned, a rush to […]
You said you wanted to do something to help those poor dogs. You were willing to sign petitions, protest, make calls and send messages. The outpouring of concern for the dogs of Adrian’s Puppy Paradise in St. Anne, IL has been nothing short of inspiring. I HAVE A REQUEST FOR YOU.