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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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Great Article in USA Weekend

Click the link to read the article about puppy mills in the current issue of USA WEEKEND. http://www.usaweekend.com/article/20100611/HOME05/6130319 Share: Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook share via Reddit Share with Stumblers Tumblr it Tweet about it Subscribe to the comments on this post Related Posts:ADOPT a dog this holiday season!Zoey #2How much room […]

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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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How much room does a puppy mill dog need?

According to the USDA, not that much!  Click on the link below to use the calculator that they use to determine how large a dog’s cage must be.  Measure your dog in inches (not including the tail!), add 6 inches for extra room (how generous of them), then multiply that number by itself.  That’s how […]

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Zoey Raised $150!

Pretty good for a puppy, huh?  Zoey was entered into the the Spay Day contest and received 150 votes – that’s $150 that goes to participating organizations to spay and neuter animals!  There were over 32,000 pets entered, and a total of $527,000 was raised! Share: Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook […]

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