puppy mills

French Bulldog puppies  (file/credit: EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

Suffolk Lawmaker Seeks To Ban Sale Of Puppy Mill Pets

The measure also calls for more pet shop inspections, new caging standards and tougher penalties for violators.

04/30/2014

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

Animals rescued by North Shore Animal League (credit: North SHore Animal League America)

North Shore Animal League Rescues More Than 200 Cats, Dogs

North Shore Animal League America said the dogs, cats, puppies and kittens came from commercial breeding operations in Missouri and Kansas and municipal shelters in Virginia and Tennessee.

10/19/2012

(credit: North Shore Animal League)

North Shore Animal League America To Welcome 65 Dogs Rescued From Puppy Mills

The canines come in all shapes, sizes and ages. The breeds include Chihuahua, Bichon Frise, Chiweenies (a Chihuahua and Dachshund mix), Havanese and King Charles Cavalier.

06/26/2012

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

160 Dogs Rescued From Midwest Puppy Mills Arrive In New York

The breeds range from Yorkshire terriers to Boxers. Other breeds included papillons, poodles, Tibentan terriers, French bulldogs and Maltese.

03/28/2012

Dog in an animal shelter (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

Long Island Man Opens Animal Rescue Inside Massapequa Mall

Dave Bernacchi opened up a pet rescue at the Westfield Sunrise Mall in Massapequa, where folks can adopt loving dogs and cats for small donations.

02/11/2012

Elena Zakharova with her attorney Susan Chana Lask and Umka.

Landmark Lawsuit Seeks Damages For Puppy’s Pain And Suffering

At issue is Umka, a female Brussels Griffon, born in December of 2010. Elena Zakharova bought Umka for $1,650 from Raising Rover, Ltd. in Manhattan.

01/04/2012

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150 Dogs Rescued From Midwest Puppy Mills Arrive In New York

Dogs rescued from puppy mills in the Midwest have arrived in Westchester County to find loving homes.

10/18/2011