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  • Update: Missouri’s Prop B rewritten in favor of breeders

    Update: Missouri’s Prop B rewritten in favor of breeders

    Confession: I’m confused by the revisions to Prop B that came out of yesterday’s congressional assembly in Missouri. On Wednesday, the House voted 85 to 71 to alter the Puppy Mill Cruelty Prevention Act, which Missouri citizens passed last November. The revised bill now heads to Governor Jay Nixon’s desk. A couple of the […]

  • The Daily Show takes on puppy mills and Missouri’s Prop B

    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?

    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’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 […]

  • Puppy Mill Initiative (Missouri’s Prop B) draws unlikely opponents

    Puppy Mill Initiative (Missouri’s Prop B) draws unlikely opponents

    As the November voting day draws closer, debate over Missouri’s Prop B — the Puppy Mill initiative – continues to make national headlines. And the arguments are becoming more political with each endorsement and attack. Like other laws aimed at preventing cruelty, Prop B wouldn’t affect anyone who is treating animals with adequate care and […]

  • Missouri’s anti-puppy mill proposition — and the breeder who opposes it

    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 […]