Every year in our Horrible Hundred report, we expose 100 problem puppy and kitten mills across the U.S. These high-volume breeding facilities treat the breeding dogs and cats as little more than machines to churn out litters for profit. The coldness and cruelty of the industry is never easy to face, but exposing the realities of these facilities is essential to eradicating the puppy mill industry and creating a more humane world for companion animals.  

I’m pleased that so far this year, our reports have helped to spark change and save nearly 500 animals from Horrible Hundred dealers, many of which closed for good.  

Here are some of the highlights: