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.
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.See 7 Ways
News & Events
October 29, 2014
Approximately 171 dogs, puppies and other animals were rescued from two suspected Alcorn County, Mississippi, puppy mills.
October 24, 2014
HSUS rescuer Rowdy Shaw shares a personal account of a Tippah County, MIssissippi, puppy mill rescue in which 65 dogs were rescued from inhumane conditions.
October 3, 2014
Rescuers are removing dogs and cats from a suspected Rutherford County, North Carolina, puppy mill.
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.