Tag Archives: Puppy Mills

Congrats on being the first….now are the owners going to be charged?

Seventy-three dogs including Cocker Spaniels, Labrador Retrievers, American Eskimos, Poodles, Beagles, Papillons and Brussels Griffons were rescued by the Humane Society of Missouri on Thursday, July 14th in Monett (Lawrence County) Missouri. This will be the first puppy mill put out of business since the new Canine Prevention Cruelty Act. Missouri’s Attorney General, Chris Koster, […]

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2010 in our review mirror

We were reminded by a dear friend’s recent Facebook Post about all that can be accomplished in 12 short months.  So, we have decided to remind everyone about what has taken place at ZoeyStory in 2011.  A very hearty thanks to all who helped us!  There is no way we could have done this without […]

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The Schindlers — Part 3 and a Call to Action

So, hopefully you’ve read Parts 1 and 2 about Herman and Bonnie Schindler, owners of the puppy mill that is closing and auctioning off its dogs starting tomorrow -YES TOMORROW!  The details about the auction are here.  Close to 700 dogs are for sale (this number does not include puppies).  If you live nearby MO […]

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An In-Depth Look at What’s Going On In Pennsylvania

This article does an excellent job of summarizing the work that animal rights organizations are doing in Pennsylvania, home to many of the U.S.’ puppy mills. The focus is largely on Main Line Animal Rescue a group that is at the center of the effort to compel officials to better enforce the laws the state […]

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Progress… Oklahoma-Style

By many estimates, Oklahoma is second only to Missouri in number of puppy mills.  Positive regulatory changes become effective in November, but in the meantime, authorities are stepping up their efforts to curb the worst practitioners by all legal means possible.  This is the happy next step to a horrible story from earlier this year […]

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What does 4 MILLION look like?

There are 4,000,000 puppies bred in puppy mills each year! I really tried to get my head around exactly what four million puppies would look like. These 4 million puppies wind up in pet stores, with brokers, online and being bred over and over again. Here’s what I found: -The population for Puerto Rico, Kentucky and […]

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