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May 2, 2012
Focus: Animal Welfare
Action Request: Petition
Location: United States

Recording artist Chris Brown recently started selling newborn pit bull puppies through an online business called CB Breeds. The business charges $1,000 per puppy, which can be paid through PayPal, and there is no apparent screening process for prospective owners.

Brown appears to be a dog lover, and the puppies he is selling are fully vaccinated and examined by veterinarians. Unfortunately, further breeding contributes to the breed's overpopulation. Pit bulls are common in shelters because they are often mass-bred for fighting. Instead of promoting new pups and encouraging more breeding, Brown should use his influence to promote animal shelters and save abandoned pit bulls.

Please sign the petition to convince Chris Brown to end his involvement with pit bull breeding.

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Posted: May 2, 2012 10:03am
Nov 19, 2011
Focus: Animal Welfare
Action Request: Petition
Location: United States

As the holiday season approaches, many New York shoppers plan to purchase a new puppy for their children and loved ones. Unfortunately, many dishonest pet stores continue to vend puppies from puppy mills, claiming that they come from small private breeders. As a result, shoppers unwittingly perpetuate the cruel puppy mill cycle and bring home pets that often fall ill.

According to a recent undercover investigation by the Humane Society of the United States, over 100 New York pet stores supply puppies obtained by inhumane commercial breeders. Over a four-month period in 2011, shoppers purchased more than 4,500 puppies from these stores.

Dogs bred and raised in puppy mills receive little or no medical care or exercise and are often confined in cramped wire cages. This often results in heartbreak when new pets fall ill or die shortly after the holiday season.

Please sign the petition to enforce the standards of puppy sales in New York Pet stores.

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Posted: Nov 19, 2011 5:50pm


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