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October 1, 2014
A New Route to Adoption: Instead of Selling Dogs, Puppy-Friendly Pet Stores Offer Adoptable Shelter Animals
More pet stores are offering shelter pets for adoption, instead of selling animals from puppy mills and other irresponsible breeding facilities. The switch has been so successful at Pet Plus Natural in Jenkintown, Pennsylvania, that the retailer has expanded the concept to include its other locations.
August 15, 2014
As the policy implementation manager for The HSUS's Stop Puppy Mills Campaign, Tara Loller helps police enforce regulations.
June 16, 2014
More than 100 dogs were removed from a Bradley County, Tennessee, property when The Humane Society of the United States responded to assist local authorities with the large-scale rescue.
June 10, 2014
The Humane Society of the United States is joining forces with Missouri’s Food for America and other family farmers and concerned citizens in urging Missouri voters to oppose Constitutional Amendment 1, misleadingly named the “Right to Farm” measure.
May 14, 2014
More than 90 dogs and puppies were rescued from a suspected Howell, Michigan, puppy mill.
April 21, 2014
Dave Duffield and Rich Avanzino of Maddie's Fund discuss how the foundation works to create a nation where no healthy or treatable pets are euthanized.
March 24, 2014
60 Australian Shepherds, including 13 puppies, were rescued from a suspected Hertford County, N.C., puppy mill. After being visited by law enforcement officials regarding concerns about the welfare of the dogs on the property, the breeder agreed to surrender all of his dogs and cease operations.
March 21, 2014
More than 50 dogs were rescued from a suspected Duplin County, N.C., puppy mill. Duplin County Animal Control became concerned about the welfare of the dogs after they responded to a complaint and found the animals living in filth and suffering from a lack of basic care. The Humane Society of the United States, Duplin County Animal Shelter, Pet Friends of Duplin County and the SPCA of Wake County assisted with the rescue and removal of the dogs.
March 12, 2014
Fifty-five dogs were rescued from a suspected Iredell County, N.C., puppy mill after local law enforcement visited the scene and became concerned about the welfare of the dogs.
February 27, 2014
The HSUS, local law enforcement, and other groups rescued 121 dogs and more than 60 other animals from a suspected puppy mill in Jefferson, Ark.