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160 puppies arrived in Armonk safely on March 27, 2012 after being rescued from Midwestern puppy mills (credit: CBS 2)

Animal Welfare Advocates: Government Shutdown Has Curbed Puppy Mill Inspections

The ongoing partial government shutdown has meant a halt in inspections for puppy mills and pet dealers, and animal welfare advocates warn this means animals could be put in danger.

10/06/2013

Golden Retriever puppies (credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

ASPCA Launches Campaign Hoping To Discourage Puppy Mill Purchases

The ASPCA, in a news release, charges that operators of puppy mills run their facilities in often unsanitary, overcrowded and cruel conditions, “where profit is given priority over the well-being of the dogs.”

07/22/2011