Category Archives: Puppy Mill

St Helens Star readers express sympathy after ‘heartbreaking’ dog attack kills puppy

ST HELENS Star readers have offered messages of sympathy and support to the owners of an eight-month-old Jack Russell who was mutilated to death last week – and are encouraged to sign an online petition to impose tougher penalties to owners of dangerous dogs. Phillip Webster, his wife Melloney and their 11-year-old son Harry were […]

Hello: for me it’s about taking care of dogs

Today’s column is for dogs because I have two topics that I will cover to get my point across: many dogs need our help, and for me it will be about politics and our local shelter at Friends Forever Humane Society. I try never to use this column to talk about a political subject, but […]

Rusty James, retired police officer and chronic dog rescuer

Back in the days when Rusty James was in the police force, he enjoyed answering animal-related calls. James has a soft spot for all animals, especially dogs. For almost a decade, he and his (soon to be ex) wife, Caprice James, have rescued dogs – mostly Boxer breeds – from abusive homes, puppy factories and […]

150 rescued dogs are doing well, according to humanitarian society

Shocked owner says a couple rented the house in Delater St. More than 150 dogs removed from a rented home in Niagara-on-the-Lake last week are doing well and will likely be adopted. The house on Delater Street now smells and has suffered dog damage, owner Arthur Scauzillo said. Provincial Animal Welfare Services (PAWS) staff rescued […]

How this adorable Vancouver dog found a forever home

“I didn’t want a puppy,” says its owner. Whether he’s wearing a rainbow bow tie, sticking out his pink tongue, or covering his eyes with his tiny paws, a local miniature schnauzer steals hearts with his adorable antics and teddy bear appearance. Owner Suzen Lülf recounts Vancouver is awesome that she feels lucky to have […]

Victory! These American states have just made great strides for animalsA humane world

Red foxes became safer in Maryland after the state banned wild animal slaughter contests. franzfoto.com/Alamy Stock photo One of the ways we are making a difference for animals is by working nationally and locally to ensure laws are passed that prevent the cruel and inhumane practices that threaten animals – puppies born en masse. puppy […]

Puppy in need of surgery highlights cruelty of puppy mills

Animal Rescue is raising money for upcoming puppy surgeries in Northumberland County. NORTHUMBERLAND COUNTY, PA – At first glance, seven-month-old Victor looks like an average Cocker Spaniel. But when he starts to walk, it’s hard to miss his birth defect. “He has no hips. His right knee is basically back and his left leg is […]

UPDATE: Barricade incident on Emerald Court ends peacefully

Update, 9:35 am: Officers have negotiated a peaceful surrender and the subject is in custody. No one was injured during the accident. The roads should be open soon. “The CPD appreciates the cooperation of the residents,” said Gill. Previously: CLARKSVILLE, TN (CLARKSVILLE NOW) – For the third time this week, Clarksville Police are attempting to […]

First responders shouldn’t have to tackle tigers

The award-winning documentary film, “The Conservation Game,” for which our work served as the subjects, shows how people were able to buy tigers and other big cats, as well as other exotic animals, at auction. It also shows how some “conservative” celebrities – characters seen regularly on television and therefore trustworthy to tell us about […]

Renton pet store criticized for payment systems and puppy mills

Renton Puppyland receives complaints Puppyland charged with pushing confusing financial terms, deceptive payment systems, and obtaining puppies from out-of-state puppy mills. RENTON, Wash. – More community members are raising concerns after Q13 News published an article on Puppyland in Renton in 2019, where a couple accused the company of an expensive and confusing puppy rental […]

How To Save On Some Of Life’s Most Expensive Items

The best things in life can be unnecessarily expensive for many preventable reasons. You may not be factoring in the local cost of living. Or you might not have a budget. Or you might be more likely to pay for brand names than you’d like to admit. Here’s how to save more money on the […]

Lobby Blaine to ban pet stores from selling puppy mill puppies

BLAINE, Minnesota (FOX 9) – Community members and aid organizations are calling on the town of Blaine to stop selling puppy mill puppies in pet stores. In a shelter to kill, Maverick just needed a chance, and he got it with the Backes family – just like his sidekick, Kona. Advocates push Blaine to ban […]

Lower Bucks County hit by ‘century-old flood’ in heavy rains

The rain came and didn’t stop for hours. Neither did Casey South and first responders as heavy rains from the summer storm drowned his neighborhood of Croydon Acres. South spent most of Monday night helping rescue people further down the block of Spencer Drive who were stuck at home in what the National Weather Service […]

Protect the dogs, the taxpayers | | standardspeaker.com

Until the state legislature finally passed tough law in 2008 to regulate dog breeding and kennels, Pennsylvania was known as “the puppy mill capital of the east coast.” Unscrupulous breeders kept dogs in squalid and inhumane conditions, endangering animal health and often ripping off people who didn’t know they were buying sick animals. The law […]

Fun events and exhibits planned for the coming weekend – The Madison Record

THINGS TO DOTN VALLEY HUNTING AND FISHING EXPOJuly 9-11Fri 3 p.m. – 9 p.m., Sat 9 a.m. – 8 p.m., Sun 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.South Room of the Von Braun Center700 Monroe StreetPaid entrywww.vonbrauncenter.comThis weekend entertainment experience is designed for outdoor enthusiasts of all kinds. This is a one-of-a-kind destination event for hunting, fishing […]

East Haven: dogs, cats, pets available for adoption nearby

Do you want to add a four legged friend to your family? Look no further than these East Haven animal shelters for a pet available for adoption. Local shelters have dogs, cats and other types of pets ready and waiting for someone to bring them home. Millions of pets are donated to animal rescue organizations […]

CM Punk and his dog Larry in the “Underdog to Wonderdog” promo

Photo by Robin Marchant / Getty Images for Queensbury Pictures / Dark Sky Films Professional wrestling fans are always curious about what CM Punk is up to. The former WWE Champion constantly attracts the attention of the wrestling world as fans hope to see him return to the ring. Today CM Punk is in the […]

Why a financial boost for the office that exposes Pennsylvania puppy mills has blocked again Spotlight PA

Featured sound system is an independent, non-partisan newsroom powered by The Philadelphia Inquirer in partnership with PennLive / The Patriot-News, TribLIVE / Pittsburgh Tribune-Review and WITF Public Media. Sign up for our free newsletters. HARRISBURG – Partisan divisions are hampering legislation to increase funding for the Pennsylvania office responsible for exposing puppy mills and dealing […]

Michigan man faces crime while running puppy mill that kept 24 dogs in “appalling conditions”

SAGINAW, MI – A man from Carrollton Township has been charged with a felony for allegedly running a puppy mill that saw two dozen dogs living in “appalling conditions.” In addition to risking years in prison, the dog owner already owes Saginaw County a five-figure sum for dog housing costs. On Thursday, June 24, Saginaw […]

Frosh calls for rejection of challenge to state puppy mills ban on the sale of dogs – Maryland Daily Record

By: Steve Lash Legal Affairs Writer of the Daily File June 24, 2021 Maryland’s ban on retail pet stores selling dogs while allowing rescues and nonprofit dog shelters to continue sales from July 1 does not violate the constitutional guarantee of equal treatment under the law, said the state attorney general in federal court in […]

Just Puppies in Rockville charged with breaking puppy mill law

Just Puppies of Maryland in Rockville has been charged with selling puppies in violation of the No More Puppy Mills Act, Attorney General Brian Frosh said in a press release on June 17. Charges have been filed against Just Puppies, which is located at the Twinbrook Center on Veirs Mill Road, as well as another […]

Just Puppies of Rockville, one of two accused of illegally selling dogs

Just Puppies in Rockville is one of two pet stores accused of breaking the state’s Puppy Mills law, which prohibits the sale of puppies and kittens in retail stores. Photo from Google Street View A Rockville pet store is one of two charged with breaking the state’s Puppy Mills law, which prohibits the sale of […]