Petland Ohio and puppy mills

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.

Petland Ohio by the Numbers
sick puppy in a cage, at a pet store
Over 300

from store visitors and sick puppy buyers were received related to Petland stores in Ohio.

Overcrowded kennel in Petland Texas store, where many puppies were sick and most likely from petland puppy mills.
Over 550

are currently operating in Ohio, according to the Ohio Department of Agriculture

Sick Petland puppies

among all states for total number of breeder and broker complaints received by HSUS

Urge Petland to stop selling puppies!

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.

French bulldog puppy with cherry eye in Petland enclosure
A French bulldog puppy at the Petland store in Novi, Michigan, with cherry eye, a congenital defect that typically requires surgery. The HSUS