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Just like a mill….er…pill?

Here at Zoey Story and Protected Paws we wanted to recognize Puppy Mill Awareness Day and with it an enormous thanks and shout-out to PINK for helping to educate the public on the horrors of large-scale dog breeding facilities AKA Puppy Mills. Last week, she tweeted against puppy mills and the pet stores that profit […]

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Why Prop B Matters… Another Brief Update

We’ve written before about Proposition B, on the ballot in Missouri this November, which codifies minimum standards for dog breeding facilities in what is renowned as the “Puppy Mill Capital” of the country.  Check out this press release from the ASPCA, which recently rescued 100 dogs from a miller who could no longer care for […]

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Progress…

A recurring theme in our blog posts is the need for legislative and regulatory oversight to force puppy mills to finally make the necessary changes.  But those in positions of power also have to hit the millers where it really counts: the pocketbook. As we’ve seen, mills can be extremely lucrative, between the low cost […]

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The People Strike Back

Go The Distance Everyone who’s read this blog knows that Zoey was born into a puppy mill in Missouri and that we returned there last summer to rescue her mom and dad from the same mill.  (And to the pet store that is probably reading this blog right now it WAS A PUPPY MILL.  Face […]

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Sariel’s Story

Zoey would like to introduce you to Sariel.  Sariel was recently rescued from a large-scale dog breeding facility in Nebraska where she was found in very poor condition due to years of neglect and over breeding.   The following paragraph contains information from a blog written by Hearts United for Animals (HUA), the organization that […]

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Airline’s Puppy Deaths Spark Debate about Commercial Breeders

Many people are becoming more aware of the sad reality that pet store puppies often come from large puppy mills and are opting for other ways of purchasing puppies but what people are less aware of, are the ways in which large commercial breeders are beginning to use online sources in order to place puppies […]

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