Tag Archives: Breeders

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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Caveat Emptor (Buyer Beware) says BBB

Regardless of who sells these dogs the consumer is not protected by any puppy lemon law.  I believe the preponderance of online sellers are a wide amalgam that can include classified advertisers, pet store owners, or breeders that may buy from dog auctions. Let’s use Zoey as an example.  Even after we bought and brought […]

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“The Puppy Industry” Part I

The Better Business Bureau (BBB) of Missouri has issued a new report which discusses and summarizes its research on the breeders, buyers, sellers and enforcement of the laws around what it terms, “The Puppy Industry.” The BBB indicates it is doing this report due to the large number of complaints it has recently received about […]

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Puppy Mill Awareness Day is TOMORROW…so what is a puppy mill

So I know everyone reading this is probably thinking, “Of course I know what a puppy mill is.” Well, since Puppy Mill Awareness Day is coming up tomorrow (9/19/09), I thought I would review what I consider to be a puppy mill. From what I understand, some pet stores have actually taken legal action against protesting non-profits […]

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