New York Mayor Pushing For Ban On Puppy Mills A mayor in New York is the first one in New York state to push for a ban on puppy mill puppies and kittens from being sold in pet stores.
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.
Animal Welfare Advocates: Government Shutdown Has Curbed Puppy Mill InspectionsThe 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.
North Shore Animal League Rescues More Than 200 Cats, DogsNorth 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.
North Shore Animal League America To Welcome 65 Dogs Rescued From Puppy MillsThe 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.
160 Dogs Rescued From Midwest Puppy Mills Arrive In New YorkThe breeds range from Yorkshire terriers to Boxers. Other breeds included papillons, poodles, Tibentan terriers, French bulldogs and Maltese.
Long Island Man Opens Animal Rescue Inside Massapequa MallDave Bernacchi opened up a pet rescue at the Westfield Sunrise Mall in Massapequa, where folks can adopt loving dogs and cats for small donations.
Landmark Lawsuit Seeks Damages For Puppy's Pain And SufferingAt 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.
150 Dogs Rescued From Midwest Puppy Mills Arrive In New YorkDogs rescued from puppy mills in the Midwest have arrived in Westchester County to find loving homes.