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Tell the USDA to finalize a new rule to close a major loophole in federal regulation of puppy mills.

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Vicky P (476)
Thursday January 3, 2013, 3:33 pm
noted and signed

Carol H (229)
Thursday January 3, 2013, 3:59 pm
signed and noted

Tamara Hayes (185)
Thursday January 3, 2013, 4:26 pm
Noted, signed, twittered and google shared. Comment below sent as well. Thanks Cher.

Puppy Mills are undeniably cruel, poorly managed, the dogs are most often diseased and sick, and more often than not, people who purchase puppies from there end up with an unhealthy puppy without knowing before hand.

It is ridiculous to have overflowing shelters, animals being euthanized due to lack of space, and homeless pets all over the world.

There is no need for puppy mills with the surplus of dogs already available and desperately needing forever homes.

For the sake of all of the animals that need homes, please close this loophole.

Kay M (347)
Thursday January 3, 2013, 4:40 pm
done, ty.

pam w (139)
Thursday January 3, 2013, 4:42 pm


Thomas P (280)
Thursday January 3, 2013, 4:43 pm
Noted and signed...thanks Cher

Joe R (190)
Thursday January 3, 2013, 4:44 pm
Thanks Cher. Signed and noted.

Lisa N (206)
Thursday January 3, 2013, 5:56 pm
Your message has been sent! Thank you for taking action on this issue.
Your e-mail message was sent to:
White House
Tom Vilsack

michelle m (41)
Thursday January 3, 2013, 6:21 pm

naomi cohen (55)
Thursday January 3, 2013, 6:40 pm
that picture says it all. poor baby. how revolting. puppy mills must be banished! thank you, cher.

Aletta Kraan (146)
Thursday January 3, 2013, 7:09 pm
Noted. thanks !

LaurenBackSoon Kozen (173)
Thursday January 3, 2013, 7:28 pm
Noted & Signed. Thanks Cher.

Erin R (181)
Thursday January 3, 2013, 7:32 pm

Rock H (254)
Thursday January 3, 2013, 7:58 pm
Signed and noted. Thanks Cher!

Marie W (67)
Thursday January 3, 2013, 8:10 pm

Esther Z (94)
Thursday January 3, 2013, 8:43 pm
Noted and signed.

Barb K (1684)
Thursday January 3, 2013, 8:51 pm
Action Taken and shared! Thnx Cher!

Thursday January 3, 2013, 8:55 pm
Signed & Noted. Thanks Cher

Daniel Partlow (179)
Thursday January 3, 2013, 9:15 pm

Patricia Gal (103)
Thursday January 3, 2013, 9:32 pm
signed....& forwarded to 7 others for signing & supporting this issue. I am sick and tired to see these abusive photos and hearing/reading these stories. There has to be immediate action taken in Washington. We must have louder VOICES....thank you.

Manel Dias (20)
Thursday January 3, 2013, 9:49 pm
Need to close down those so called Puppy mills. They are the ones who breed in massive numbers simply to gain the profit out of an innocent animal. These are the lowest and filthy vermins on the planet. Think of your own pet and for the sake of their welfare please BAN these mass production of Puppy mills.

Gysele van Santen (213)
Thursday January 3, 2013, 9:50 pm

Sara Williams (8)
Thursday January 3, 2013, 10:21 pm
Gladly signed.

Fran SiteIssues F (119)
Thursday January 3, 2013, 10:35 pm
Your message has been sent! Thank you for taking action on this issue.
Your e-mail message was sent to:
White House
Tom Vilsack

TU, Cher!

Ruth M (235)
Thursday January 3, 2013, 10:40 pm
Noted but unable to sign as for US only

Gloria picchetti (304)
Thursday January 3, 2013, 10:55 pm
Signed. What keeps politicians from protecting innocent animals.

Robert O (12)
Thursday January 3, 2013, 11:33 pm
Thanks Cher.

Animae C (514)
Friday January 4, 2013, 12:26 am
Your message has been sent! Thank you for taking action on this issue.

Your e-mail message was sent to:
White House
Tom Vilsack

Ruth R (250)
Friday January 4, 2013, 1:10 am
Noted, and messaged.

Tanya W (65)
Friday January 4, 2013, 1:44 am
Noted and with a bit of creativity it was sent.

Christeen A (376)
Friday January 4, 2013, 1:58 am

Mónica Ayuga (109)
Friday January 4, 2013, 2:13 am
A que esperan para prohibir de una vez el negocio de la venta de animales de compañía?
Esto no beneficia en absoluto a los animales, solo les causa sufrimiento.

Emma S (239)
Friday January 4, 2013, 2:29 am
Done! Thanks, Cher.

Danuta W (1248)
Friday January 4, 2013, 3:22 am

Anneke A (279)
Friday January 4, 2013, 3:37 am

Past Member (0)
Friday January 4, 2013, 4:08 am
Done...Thnx, Cher!

Past Member (0)
Friday January 4, 2013, 5:05 am
Help the helpless

Shirley S (187)
Friday January 4, 2013, 5:31 am
Noted & signed

Solitary Eagle (324)
Friday January 4, 2013, 5:42 am
We have a spammer. Buu L. with no profile photo. Signed petition with a comment.

Past Member (0)
Friday January 4, 2013, 5:45 am
Thanks but not able to sign as it's for U.S citizens only. Regardless i'm totally disgusted in these bloody mills and hope for positive news soon. I beleive new laws need to be implemented for the prevention of dog and other animal selling through the internet this i find to be a real problem. Where exactly do these sweet souls end up and wih whom??? New regulations,PLEASE.

Joy Wong (103)
Friday January 4, 2013, 6:01 am
Noted, sorry could not sign.

donnaa D (14)
Friday January 4, 2013, 6:16 am
noted, unable too sign also, as im, i brit in England! so frustrating, when its not permitted globally to sign

Kate A (10)
Friday January 4, 2013, 7:46 am
S/N, thank u

End CrueltyDeb Williams-Shepard (149)
Friday January 4, 2013, 9:02 am

Lenicka R (60)
Friday January 4, 2013, 9:12 am

. (0)
Friday January 4, 2013, 9:47 am
message sent - ty so much Cher

aj E (164)
Friday January 4, 2013, 10:00 am

Beth M (138)
Friday January 4, 2013, 12:51 pm

Past Member (0)
Friday January 4, 2013, 1:42 pm
Signed, thanks.

Ana Fontan (16)
Friday January 4, 2013, 1:44 pm
Noted but the petition is only for US residents, so I could not sign. Thanks

. (0)
Friday January 4, 2013, 2:06 pm
message sent

sandra s (130)
Friday January 4, 2013, 2:58 pm

mar l ene dinkins (264)
Friday January 4, 2013, 3:10 pm
NOtato E firmato grazie!!!!! poor baby dog!!!!!!

samantha l (0)
Friday January 4, 2013, 3:49 pm

Diane K (134)
Friday January 4, 2013, 4:08 pm
Signed & noted. thanks, Cher

Friday January 4, 2013, 4:47 pm
You really should let us UK Brits comment

Amy E (66)
Friday January 4, 2013, 5:53 pm

Linda Jarsky (0)
Friday January 4, 2013, 8:27 pm
It is man's sympathy with all creatures that first makes him truly a man --- Dr. Albert Schweitzer

Tammy Taylor (12)
Friday January 4, 2013, 9:39 pm
This picture is so hard to look at, I can't believe that money can do this to people ... truly it is the root of all evil ... gladly signed, thank-you

Christine Stewart (134)
Friday January 4, 2013, 9:55 pm

. (7)
Friday January 4, 2013, 10:41 pm
Sadly signed. Thanks Cher.

Heidi Aubrey (16)
Friday January 4, 2013, 11:18 pm
Signed and noted.

Evelyn M (39)
Saturday January 5, 2013, 6:25 am
Signed, sent. Hope it helps.

Julie E (417)
Saturday January 5, 2013, 9:51 am
Your message has been sent! Thank you for taking action on this issue.
It is so hard to see pictures like that. Why are some people so heartless...

James Merit (144)
Saturday January 5, 2013, 11:43 am

Jan G (86)
Saturday January 5, 2013, 1:55 pm
Why are there still people buying from these places. It is inexcusable when it is well known what horrible places they are. Close them all down and make people get their dogs from shelters and make them spey or neuter them. The tragic deaths of millions of dogs could be prevented if all these selfish greedy people changed their way of life.

Megan Beery (18)
Saturday January 5, 2013, 4:37 pm
Signed and noted.

Ellen m (215)
Sunday January 6, 2013, 3:59 am
signed, shared and tweeted..thanks Cher, and to Jilli for the forward ♥

Süheyla C (234)
Sunday January 6, 2013, 12:51 pm
Thanks, noted

Gudrun D (447)
Wednesday January 9, 2013, 9:20 am
Done - thanks Cher!

Wendy F (62)
Monday January 14, 2013, 6:53 am

. (0)
Monday January 14, 2013, 10:50 am

Yvonne F (180)
Sunday January 27, 2013, 4:16 am
Horrible!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Poor dog!
Already signed, but now noted as well-!!! Thanks Cher
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