Category Archives: Puppy Mill

Largo adopts new rules for pet shops | Largo

LARGO – There will be no new pet stores in the town of Largo, and the two currently operating have new rules to follow. On September 7, the Municipal Commission voted 6-1 on final reading to pass a long-debated ordinance that promulgates new regulations for the commercial sale of dogs and cats within city limits. […]

See dogs one year after 217 rescued from ‘horrible’ puppy mill UP

DELTA COUNTY, MI – It has been a year since more than 200 dogs – including unborn puppies – were rescued from a “horrible” Upper Peninsula puppy mill, and the animal shelter that cared for them n did not miss the opportunity to register with their eternal families to commemorate the anniversary. Find before photos […]

Gary Barnes, 1965-2021 | What’s new LaPorte?

Gary A. Barnes, 56, of South Bend, Indiana, died Monday, September 6, 2021 at South Bend Memorial Hospital. He was born on April 12, 1965 in La Porte, Indiana, to Dale L. and Joyce (Kebr) Barnes. For many years Gary was a resident of the Share Foundation’s Sharing Meadows in Rolling Prairie, Indiana. Three years […]

Clear the Vault and other events at Heritage Humane Society this month

Heritage Humane Society will be hosting events and promotions in September, including a Clear the Shelter and Drool in the Pool promotion. (WYDaily File / Courtesy of Heritage Humane Facebook) WILLIAMSBURG – Heritage protection society (HHS) has several events and promotions now running through September. From adoption promotions to a day of dog swimming, the […]

TradeMe pet sales help ‘backyard breeders’ thrive, consumers and advocates say

On TradeMe, Unicorn has been described as healthy and ready for a new home. But when Roger Jeakings brought the ragdoll cat home, he realized he had been misled. The cat, which he had picked up from the vendor at a gas station south of Auckland, was in poor mental condition. “She was overweight and […]

Latest cats, dogs and pets for adoption in the Mineola area

Want to add a ball of four-legged love and affection to your family and do something good for the Mineola community at the same time? Adopt a pet from a shelter or local organization! Many animal shelters in the Mineola area still strive to complete adoptions and place pets in their homes forever. According to […]

The Golden Retriever is told she is adopted – and the dogs at the shelter cheer her on

A golden retriever left dog lovers in tears when his reaction to the adoption went viral on TikTok. The adorable pooch, originally named Starlight, had a rough start and is believed to be from a puppy mill that wanted to use him for breeding. But, like the video shared by shelter owner Joe Kay to […]

Clear the Shelters returns to help local shelters find homes for animals

ROANOKE, Virginia – Starting next week, NBC’s seventh annual Clear the Shelters event begins. The national campaign is one way to help get animals adopted from shelters. Here in southwest Virginia, many animal centers are gearing up for the event in hopes of finding their animals a loving new home. “Ideally, we would like to […]

GBHS seeks foster families following Louisiana puppy mill collapse

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama (WBRC) – The Greater Birmingham Humane Society (GBHS) has helped save dozens of dogs found living in horrific conditions at a puppy mill in rural Louisiana. GBHS executives have been contacted by partners of the BISSELL Pet Foundation to help transport more than 50 of the 150 dogs found at the puppy mill. […]