Take Action—Only a Few Days Left to Help Puppy Mill Dogs!

Wednesday, July 11, 2012 - 1:45pm

We need your help. Many of you already know that puppy mill dogs endure horrible lives of suffering and neglect. But because of a loophole in the Animal Welfare Act, puppy mills that sell puppies exclusively online operate without any federal regulation at all. Dogs are suffering, and it’s time we put an end to the hidden inhumane treatment.

Please Help!
Right now we have a chance to help close this loophole forever. The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is considering a rule that would regulate online puppy sellers, and we're fighting hard to make sure it's effective. But we need your help today!

Please tell the USDA to start licensing and inspecting puppy mills that sell dogs online. We have a limited time to fight for this rule.

You can also help by supporting our team's work to fight for stronger laws for animals across the country and our other life-saving efforts by making a small donation today.

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Laura Michael H...

please stop puppy mills!


Please stop puppy mills!! These innocent animals deserve a wonderful life! Not a life of cages and neglect and in humane treatment!


It is our responsibility as humans to stand up for animals, who cannot speak for themselves. Animals have rights and we need to protect them, which is why I'm writing to ask that you please put an end to puppy mills. Dogs bring so much joy to our lives; let's give back to them the happiness they give to us by providing good homes, health and life without suffering. Again, please stop puppy mills!


ASPCA, thank you for all the pain you endure rescuing these sweet babies from the pain they endured. I have a rescue Sheltie and we work hard with him every day. He his such a sweet boy and we love him so. Please, everyone get after officials from local to national. Laws have to be enforced! Until governments see their lack of caring and backing up the laws with action, we will not be caring for the least of those created.


When my dad was in.a nursing home toward the end of his life, a lovely little Sheltie used to visit him every Saturday. She would RUN into his room and jump on his lap. Gracie, the female Sheltie, had a companion male Sheltie by the name of Bailey. I found out from their human companion that Gracie had been a puppy mill dog. When she was rescued, she did NOT know how to be a dog. She had lived in a cage her entire life! Bailey taught Gracie how to be a dog...and how fortunate for my dad he did. My dad loved those dogs...

shara faircloth

Please put and end to puppy mills! It is cruel! These dogs suffer! I foster dogs and I have seen first hand what years of being in a small tiny cage can do to these poor helpless victims! For example, I have seen dogs rescued from puppy mills (just because the jerk running it could save bullets by letting the kind lady have them to bring them to our rescue!!!!!!) that did not walk, but crawl on their bellies until they realized what their legs were for! It is horrible, disgusting and it needs to be stopped!!!

Therese Boulding

Please stop puppy mill and pass much stronger laws to prevent the terrible abuse of any and all animals. They are Gods creatures also.

melissa kostusiak

please start putting regulations on these idiots!

Stephanie Carty

please stop puppy mills! dogs are not machines on an assembly line, they are loving, loyal beings that deserve love and happiness. puppy mills are far from any sort of happiness. please don't allow them to continue this practice of inhumane and cruel containment and use of animals (by the way, animals shouldn't have to know what it feels like to be used.)


Put a start to the end of cruelty an stop puppy mills!!!!!! Adopt, dont shop!!!