Tag Archives: animal welfare

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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Animal Hoarding

Hoarding has become a common term over the past year, with television shows popping up on nearly every network documenting this disorder and how it can destroy someone’s life and home. One type of hoarding is animal hoarding, which is featured in the Animal Planet show Confessions: Animal Hoarding. We’ve seen news stories about animal […]

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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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10 Reasons Not To Buy a Pet Store Puppy

Behavior Problems Anyone? Puppy Mills are widely frowned upon by most dog-lovers but what many people across the country do not realize is that buying a dog at a pet store can mean that they are actually buying puppies that come from puppy mills. Buying a puppy at a pet store runs the risk of […]

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Horrifying Facts: What summer heat can do to dogs left alone in parked cars!

Heat waves have struck many parts of the country over the past couple of weeks and consequently, there have been a rising number of reports involving dogs suffering and even dying of heatstroke as a result of being left alone in parked cars. Leaving a dog, or any pet for that matter, abandoned in a car […]

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Way to go AMVA!

The American Veterinary Medical Association (AMVA) has developed a model bill and regulations that aims to protect animals that are bred and sold as pets.  Dr. Gail Golab, director of the AMVA Animal Welfare Division said, “This is an opportunity for AMVA to display leadership on an emerging animal welfare issue.  The model bill and […]

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