Devore Shelter confiscates 200 'puppy mill' dogs in imminent danger

February 9, 2015

Examiner.com

On Friday, almost 200 dogs were removed from a property in San Bernardino County and have been taken to the Devore Animal Shelter, reports the Press Enterprise.

According to a press release by the San Bernardino City Animal Care and Control, the owner of the dogs has not been identified nor has come forward.

 

Alleged puppy mill breeder surrendered all dogs

February 8, 2015

Examiner.com

Last week, dog lovers who hoped to see a so-called "puppy mill" get shut down by the authorities in Midland County, Michigan, were disheartened to learn that the operation had passed an inspection and though the conditions were not "ideal," they were good enough to pass according to current standards.

Sheriff: Conditions at Midland 'puppy mill' meet legal requirements

February 6, 2015

Examiner.com

Dog lovers who are up in arms over conditions at a so-called "puppy mill" in Midland County, Michigan, are getting no relief from the local authorities, who have stated that their hands are tied, reported ABC News 12. After social media kicked into high gear, following the release of concerning photos in mid-December, enough people contacted the media and local authorities to prompt deputies to visit the property which is located on Putnam Drive.

The Register's Editorial: Feds let 'puppy mill' stay open

The Register’s Editorial

January 12, 2015

The Black Diamond Kennel sits on a stretch of county road, surrounded by farmland, just outside the town of Kingsley in northwest Iowa.

Oceanside Moves to Ban Puppy Mills

By: Samantha Tatro

Thursday, Jan 8, 2015

The Oceanside City Council moved one step closer to banning large-scale commercial retail sale of dogs and cats – more commonly known as “puppy mills” – after they approved a proposal last night.

The ordinance, which will face final approval at the end of the month, would prohibit the commercial dog breeding operation where profit trumps the well-being of dogs. Animal rights activists have been lobbying for bans across the state and say the sites are inhumane to many animals.

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