By purchasing that cute little doggie in the window, chances are you're supporting a puppy mill...a place where breeding mother dogs live in confinement, churning out puppies for profit for their entire agonizing lives. Help stop this cruelty!
Pet stores that care about puppies don't sell them. That's because the majority of pet stores that sell puppies carry dogs from cruel and inhumane puppy mills.
Puppy mills are like dog-making factories with the mother dogs spending their entire lives in cramped cages or kennels with little or no personal attention or quality of life. When the dogs can no longer breed, they are discarded or killed.
Consumers who purchase puppies from pet stores or over the Internet without seeing a breeder's home firsthand are often unknowingly supporting this cruel industry.
Help stop this cycle of cruelty simply by choosing to adopt your next pet from a shelter or rescue, or by only purchasing a dog from a responsible breeder who will show you where your puppy was born and raised.
You can do even more by refusing to buy pet supplies from any store or website that sells puppies. Where you spend your dollars makes a difference. Make a statement when you shop!
You can sign the pledge to help stop puppy mills at http://bit.ly/137nS35.