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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.

Virginia Pet Store Deceptions

Where do Virginia's pet store puppies really come from? Our investigation will surprise you. Watch and share the video above, and read the full report.

Virginia residents: Take action


  • Photo by Chuck Cook/For The HSUS


Worse than a Dog's Life

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.

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