Puppy mills contribute to pet overpopulation and cause countless dogs lifetimes of suffering in squalid wire cages. Help us stop this cycle of cruelty: Do your research before getting a puppy, and look into adopting a dog from your local shelter or rescue.
Stop Puppy Mills: It Starts With YOU
Where do pet store puppies really come from? Our investigation will surprise you. Watch and share the video above, and pledge to help stop puppy mills.
Too many breeding dogs endure lonely, unhealthy lives in puppy mills. The best thing you can do is to adopt a homeless dog from a shelter or rescue group, but there's more you can do to help.
News & Events
December 17, 2015
Duffy was too frail and sick to stand when rescued from an Arkansas puppy mill. Adopted by a loving family, Duffy not only walks but also plays with his doggy siblings.
November 18, 2015
A new undercover investigation released by The Humane Society of the United States links pet stores in Georgia to puppy mill operations inside and outside the state.
November 13, 2015
Pet stores in New York City are still prohibited from buying puppies from commercial puppy brokers and USDA-licensed breeders with severe Animal Welfare Act violations under an ordinance passed earlier this year.
November 6, 2015
Under a court order, pet stores in Chicago are still prohibited from buying puppies from large-scale commercial breeders, also known as puppy mills.