July 1, 2008
In the wake of Oprah Winfrey's show on puppy mills, adoption numbers spike in shelters across the country.
January 1, 2008
The SPCA of Texas takes down a mass-breeding facility'and takes in hundreds of dogs.
September 1, 2006
You may not have puppy mills next door, but shelters and rescues all over the country take in animals whose lives began in the shadows of these mass-breeding facilities. Find out how you can help shut them down'by learning from shelters that have targeted puppy mills for violations of animal welfare standards.
January 1, 2005
A shelter in Georgia reframes the notion of pets with papers.
November 1, 2004
While largely a charming romp with enough cute pug pictures to satisfy the most pug-hungry reader, this book also delivers a clear message about puppy mills.
March 1, 2003
Reputable breeders can help educate pet owners about responsible care, and, just as importantly, they can be a great ally in the fight against puppy mills, pet stores, and backyard breeders.
January 1, 2003
Obsessive-compulsive disorder in dogs and cats appears to be a genetic trait more common among certain breeds, and researchers find that only about one in ten dogs with OCD comes from an animal shelter.