Petland is the only national pet store chain in the United States that still sells puppies. Petland is also the largest retailer of puppy mill dogs. While the company claims their puppies come only from reputable breeders and are in good health, our investigations have proven otherwise.
In 2023, Houston voted to end the sale of puppies in pet stores. However, Houston Petland is willing to pay the fines from the city rather than change their ways.
have sold puppies to Petland Bellaire in Houston since 2020.
were found by USDA inspectors at a single puppy mill that sold to Petland Bellaire in 2021.
among all states in sick pet store puppy complaints received by the Humane Society of the United States.
There are thousands of puppy mills—mass-breeding operations where mother dogs spend their entire lives in cramped cages—across the country being supported by pet stores like Petland.