Study ranks the best & worst U.S. cities for pets
A thorough study that ranks the top 100 best cities for pet owners, according to the social network WalletHub; findings were based on three main categories.
Adoption can be just a conversation away
After almost unwittingly buying a puppy mill pooch, perspective adopters do their homework and patiently seek out the perfect dog for their home and family.
Dogs rescued from multi-state dog-fighting ring
Nearly 100 dogs are receiving much-needed care after the dismantling of a widespread dog-fighting operation that spanned three states. The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA), in coordination with the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), the Harrison County Sheriff’s Office and the Henry County Sherriff’s Office, led a highly coordinated raid […]
The Daily Show takes on puppy mills and Missouri’s Prop B
For me, it doesn’t get any more perfect than Jon Stewart: funny man, Pit Bull lover. But then last night on his program The Daily Show, perfect got even better when he introduced correspondent Olivia Munn’s segment on puppy mills. Munn interviews Anita Andrews from the anti-HSUS organization, Alliance for Truth, in the aftermath […]
What happened to the dogs when Schindler Farms puppy mill was closed down?
I was still basking in the glory of the Prop B victory when I read the most recent blog post from Doggies and Stuff writer, Doreen Disbro. Doreen was part of a coordinated effort — by rescue groups nation wide — to save hundreds of dogs displaced by the recent closing of the Schindler Farms […]
Missouri’s Prop B: Vote today! (Need a reason? Check out Doreen’s story.)
Missouri resident? Today’s the day to make a difference. A “yes” vote on Prop B means better (read: humane) care for puppies for sale — and their breeding mothers. It’s endorsed by leading animal welfare organizations (including Best Friends Animal Society, HSUS, and the ASPCA) and by Dogtime.com. If you need further proof as to […]
Missouri’s anti-puppy mill proposition — and the breeder who opposes it
The Humane Society of Missouri, HSUS, the ASPCA, and one hundred other anti-cruelty organizations are banding together to support Missouri’s Proposition B – a campaign to require the humane treatment of animals bred for sale. According to HSUS: “Prop B will stop puppy mill abuses by establishing common sense standards for the proper care of […]