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Shut Down Puppy Mills in Missouri ! PLEASE SIGN ! !


Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, cruelty, dogs, environment, protection, suffering )

Cher
- 601 days ago - forcechange.com
Large-scale commercial dog breeding houses, better known as "puppy mills," are notorious for negligent treatment of the dogs they breed. The mills often sell their dogs to pet shops or directly to the public via the internet or newspaper ads.



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Nyack Clancy (453)
Thursday May 2, 2013, 6:22 am
Noted and signed- thanks Cher
 

Kit B. (276)
Thursday May 2, 2013, 6:28 am

Your signature has been recorded.
 

Natasha Salgado (579)
Thursday May 2, 2013, 6:41 am
Blow them all up! Def S+S,thx Cher.
 

Donna Hamilton (152)
Thursday May 2, 2013, 6:47 am
N&S. Thanks, Cher.
 

Michela m. (3955)
Thursday May 2, 2013, 6:55 am

S&N
 

Ruth S. (298)
Thursday May 2, 2013, 6:57 am
Signed
 

. (0)
Thursday May 2, 2013, 7:01 am
Signed and Noted.
 

Linda Rust (72)
Thursday May 2, 2013, 7:04 am
Thanks Cher. I live in the Ozarks area of southern Missouri and I have neighbors who call themselves dog breeders, when what they really do is run puppy mills. I could tell you some horror stories! We've called the county sheriff's office to report animal abuse, but our county is huge and very poor, and they just don't have the manpower to do anything about it. Funding will have to come from somewhere in order to create enforcement, and funding is in short supply- the schools are really suffering right now. Out here in the country, most people don't like zoning laws or any other form of governmental authority or presence. I agree that something needs to be done-but we'll have to change the mindset of the culture for the majority of people here before anything is done. Believe me, my kids are bullied in school just because we're vegetarians, so convincing these yay-hoos that they can't treat their animals the way they want? Still, the first step is getting a law in place, then we worry about funding the enforcement.
 

Past Member (0)
Thursday May 2, 2013, 8:08 am
done Cher thx:))
 

Amy E. (66)
Thursday May 2, 2013, 8:53 am
n/s
 

Carol Bischoff (399)
Thursday May 2, 2013, 9:03 am
Noted and signed.
 

naomi cohen (37)
Thursday May 2, 2013, 9:05 am
done, cher. thank you.
 

Barbara D. (79)
Thursday May 2, 2013, 9:25 am
SO NS&S!!! Your signature has been recorded.
 

Constance F. (431)
Thursday May 2, 2013, 10:05 am
Your signature has been recorded
 

Sara P. (62)
Thursday May 2, 2013, 10:05 am
Done, thanks Cher.
 

Beth M. (244)
Thursday May 2, 2013, 11:17 am
Already signed
 

Henrik Thorsen (28)
Thursday May 2, 2013, 11:51 am
Signed.
 

Autumn S. (154)
Thursday May 2, 2013, 11:58 am
Your signature has been recorded. Please spread the word:
 

Mary T. (321)
Thursday May 2, 2013, 12:13 pm
Cher - thank you for the link - Signed and noted, get your pets from the animal shelter
 

Andrew C. (6)
Thursday May 2, 2013, 12:28 pm
Signed, thanks Cher.
 

Emma S. (228)
Thursday May 2, 2013, 12:39 pm
Done! Thanks, Cher.
 

Lynne Buckley (0)
Thursday May 2, 2013, 12:43 pm
Done
 

Robert Tomlinson (65)
Thursday May 2, 2013, 12:50 pm
Signed and Noted!
 

norma laborie (33)
Thursday May 2, 2013, 1:00 pm
signed
 

Valerie H. (136)
Thursday May 2, 2013, 1:03 pm
Thank you, signed
 

. (7)
Thursday May 2, 2013, 1:06 pm
Noted and signed, thanks Cher.
 

Christeen Anderson (552)
Thursday May 2, 2013, 1:09 pm
Signed.
 

Joy M. (36)
Thursday May 2, 2013, 1:15 pm
Signed!! Don't give up hope that things will change in the Ozarks, Linda!! Hopefully sooner than later...
 

Tracy H. (8)
Thursday May 2, 2013, 1:16 pm
Noted and signed, thank you!
 

Birgit W. (152)
Thursday May 2, 2013, 1:30 pm
Signed, thank you.
 

Ilona V. (0)
Thursday May 2, 2013, 1:40 pm
Thanks. Signed & noted.
 

Cyrille D. (133)
Thursday May 2, 2013, 1:52 pm
Noted & Signed. Thank you, Cher ! :) These issues are especially important to me. So, thanks for sharing !
 

Past Member (0)
Thursday May 2, 2013, 2:03 pm
signed & noted; Thanks Cher.
 

paula eaton (30)
Thursday May 2, 2013, 2:09 pm
The voters were pretty much ignored when we voted to ban puppy mills. Jay Nixon went against our wishes previously & I doubt he will listen this time. Petition signed.
 

Audrey B. (0)
Thursday May 2, 2013, 2:11 pm
Puppy Mills should be against the law. Most are only there for the $$$. These dogs are over breed neglected/abused/tortured/ and cruel. There should be a limit on how many litters a dog can have, they must be seen by a vet after birth. Its time to start giving jail terms, probation & huge fines to be paid to the nearest animal shelter. And animal looks to us to love & protect we are failing them. Its time to start doing just that.
 

Dianne D. (462)
Thursday May 2, 2013, 2:17 pm
signed
 

Allan Yorkowitz (448)
Thursday May 2, 2013, 2:27 pm
gladly signed
 

Ana Fontan (16)
Thursday May 2, 2013, 2:33 pm
Noted and gladly signed through Forcechange.org. Thank you so much!
 

Kimberly B. (121)
Thursday May 2, 2013, 2:48 pm
Signed, shared and noted. As a Missourian, I thank you very much Cher. Shame on Jay Nixon!
 

Mike M. (56)
Thursday May 2, 2013, 2:51 pm
N&S
 

Madhu Pillai (22)
Thursday May 2, 2013, 3:15 pm
Signed
 

Bartlomiej T. (307)
Thursday May 2, 2013, 3:18 pm
Signed and noted. Thank you, Cher.
 

S J. (118)
Thursday May 2, 2013, 3:29 pm
Your signature has been recorded, noted.
 

Marlene Dinkins (245)
Thursday May 2, 2013, 3:32 pm
noted signed!!!!!
 

Joe R. (190)
Thursday May 2, 2013, 4:06 pm
Thanks Cher. Signed and noted.
 

Thomas P. (468)
Thursday May 2, 2013, 4:18 pm
Noted and signed...thanks Cher
 

Lois Jordan (58)
Thursday May 2, 2013, 4:20 pm
Signed. Noted. Thank you, Cher.
 

Kay M. (348)
Thursday May 2, 2013, 4:41 pm
done.
 

Diane B. (275)
Thursday May 2, 2013, 5:09 pm
signed
 

Rhonda Maness (583)
Thursday May 2, 2013, 5:39 pm
Signed
Thanks Cher
 

Lisa sick Windsor (149)
Thursday May 2, 2013, 6:10 pm
Gladly signed!!
 

Debbie G. (311)
Thursday May 2, 2013, 6:50 pm
Gladly signed. I hope this helps. The sad thing is that citizens voted for a proposition that would safeguard against puppy mills and make the standards more stringent, but the MO politicians took over and gutted the act, as if our votes meant nothing. That should be illegal, but they got away with it, so puppy mills go on in MO, as do poor animal conditions.
 

Jason S. (57)
Thursday May 2, 2013, 7:18 pm
Signed, thanks
 

Aletta Kraan (146)
Thursday May 2, 2013, 7:25 pm
Signed !
 

Esther Z. (96)
Thursday May 2, 2013, 7:44 pm
Noted and signed.
 

Bryna Pizzo (139)
Thursday May 2, 2013, 7:50 pm
Thank you!!!! (s, n, p, t)
 

Shirley B. (5)
Thursday May 2, 2013, 8:07 pm
We both signed. TY.
 

janet f. (31)
Thursday May 2, 2013, 8:35 pm
signed
 

Christine Stewart (133)
Thursday May 2, 2013, 8:43 pm
Signed.
 

Barbara V. (51)
Thursday May 2, 2013, 9:10 pm
They need to shut down ALL mills. There are kitten mills, tiger mills, dog mills and God only knows what other kinds of mills. As for Missouri, I thought they were getting by with this god-awful business for some stupid political reasoning. I wish people who harm animals could be lined up and shot.
 

AniMae Chi (434)
Thursday May 2, 2013, 9:11 pm
3 signatures
 

Fran away F. (117)
Thursday May 2, 2013, 10:45 pm
Signed, shared and noted, thanks!
 

Sue Clayton (8)
Thursday May 2, 2013, 11:36 pm
Thought I'd already signed this but it must have been for another state. ALL of these horrible places need to be closed down if appropriate checks aren't being made on a regular basis. Signed, noted. Thanks for posting.
 

M Away M. (461)
Thursday May 2, 2013, 11:51 pm
Absolutely S&N Thank you Cher! Star Coming at you!!! I know I can do it!
 

Joy Catalan (95)
Friday May 3, 2013, 12:57 am
noted, signed and commented
 

Unnikrishnan Sasidharan (48)
Friday May 3, 2013, 1:29 am
S+N
 

Mariette G. (152)
Friday May 3, 2013, 1:47 am
Signed, thanks Cher!
 

Danuta Watola (1217)
Friday May 3, 2013, 2:04 am
Noted
 

. (0)
Friday May 3, 2013, 2:14 am
signed and noted,thank you
 

Sherri G. (117)
Friday May 3, 2013, 2:54 am
Signed and tweeted. When I was young and dumb I ordered a Schipperke puppy from the the NY Kennel Club. Sounds credible but then I noticed the paperwork all came from MO. I named my puppy Kuma. She was a delight and precious but she came with a lot of health problems. She came with a so called warranty. What a joke. Yeah right like after you fall in love with them your going to ship them back. NO WAY. Sweet Kuma had a forever home from the moment I met her with vet bills and all. You enriched my life and I hope I did the same for her. Learned Lesson: Never buy a puppy unless you can visit and inspect where they were raised and never ship them unless you travel with them. I hope all MO puppy mills go down. TY Cher
 

Ana R (220)
Friday May 3, 2013, 2:58 am
Done.
Thank you!
 

Nils Anders Lunde (550)
Friday May 3, 2013, 4:07 am
N&S
 

Gloria picchetti (300)
Friday May 3, 2013, 4:52 am
Signed.
 

TRISH GEIDEL (214)
Friday May 3, 2013, 5:17 am
DISGUSTINGLY CRUEL, BARBARIC, INHUMANE, REPULSIVE,
I COULD GO ON, : I THINK THAT'S ENOUGH WORDS, TO
DESCIBE HOW I FEEL ABOUT PUPPY MILLS !!!

THEY NEED TO BE ALL CLOSED DOWN & MADE ILLEGAL !!!
THE OWNERS, DON'T CARE ABOUT THE SUFFERING,
OF THEIR ANIMALS, THEY JUST HAVE DOLLAR SIGNS IN
THEIR EYES !!!

TALK ABOUT HUMANS BEING UNCIVILIZED IN THE 2,000+
YRS, AS IF IT'S STILL THE DARK AGES !!!

HUMANS MIGHT BE PROGRESSING WITH THEIR FANCY
TECHNOLOGICAL INVENTIONS, BUT, SOMEWHERE ALONG
THE WAY, SOME HUMANS FORGOT HOW TO BE COMPASSIONATE & HUMANE, TOWARDS THE SUPPOSED *LOWER DOWN ANIMALS * !!!

AS MANY HAVE SAID ABOVE, MAKE THE DARN LAWS, GET THEM
PASSED & SIGNED, ENTERED INTO THE LAW BOOKS, THEN
WORRY ABOUT HOW UR GOING TO ENFORCE THEM & PAY
FOR THEM TO BE ENACTED !!!

THIS SITTING AROUND DOIN NO MORE THAN MARKING TIME
ON THE SPOT, BEFORE YOU START MARCHING, IS JUST RIDICULOUS !!!

LESS TALKIN & MUCH MORE ACTION & POLLIES, PAY ATTENTION, TO WHAT THE PEOPLE WANT, FOR A CHANGE !!!

( BAD EYES=BIG TYPE )
 

Fi T. (16)
Friday May 3, 2013, 5:19 am
Please help those pairs of despairing eyes
 

Karen B. (8)
Friday May 3, 2013, 6:50 am
N&S.
 

. (0)
Friday May 3, 2013, 6:53 am
Signed and noted – thank you dear Cher
 

Kerstin Strobl (371)
Friday May 3, 2013, 7:30 am
signed, thank you Cher
 

Aaron Bouchard (145)
Friday May 3, 2013, 7:41 am
Signed and noted thanks
 

Jane H. (138)
Friday May 3, 2013, 8:10 am
s and n
 

Edgar Zuim (48)
Friday May 3, 2013, 8:26 am
signed.
 

Victoria Pohrebna (264)
Friday May 3, 2013, 8:32 am
Signed.
 

Latoya Brookins (23)
Friday May 3, 2013, 8:50 am
noted and signed!
 

William Jenkins (6)
Friday May 3, 2013, 10:32 am
signed!
 

Jeannette A. (146)
Friday May 3, 2013, 10:32 am
signed and noted... it seems that so many humans will totally disregard the suffering of others if it makes them a profit. We need to educate our children to be compassionate and caring towards all forms of life.
 

Inge Bjorkman (147)
Friday May 3, 2013, 10:56 am
Signed
 

Dana B. (133)
Friday May 3, 2013, 10:58 am
Signed, thank you
 

Holly Schaeffer (36)
Friday May 3, 2013, 11:36 am
Signed
 

Maria Barbosa (14)
Friday May 3, 2013, 11:43 am
done
 

Walker E. (33)
Friday May 3, 2013, 11:58 am
Signed, shared and noted.
 

Betty Kelly (4)
Friday May 3, 2013, 12:28 pm
Puppy Mills in Missouri AND all of USA should be shut down.
 

Wim Zunnebeld (144)
Friday May 3, 2013, 12:39 pm
S&N
 

LMj Sunshine (143)
Friday May 3, 2013, 1:06 pm
TY!!
 

Kat K. (48)
Friday May 3, 2013, 1:10 pm
Petition signed~left comment. Thanks for sharing this.
 

Susanna Sironen (2)
Friday May 3, 2013, 1:18 pm
Signed.
 

Petra M. (255)
Friday May 3, 2013, 1:55 pm
Noted and signed, thanks Cher!
 

Jaime A. (35)
Friday May 3, 2013, 2:15 pm
Signed.!!
 

Phil Wood (120)
Friday May 3, 2013, 5:15 pm
Noted & signed. The state did this once by initiative and out dunderheaded legislature over-rode it. Here's hoping!
 

Timothy S. (3)
Friday May 3, 2013, 8:12 pm
Noted and Signed
 

Nikki B. (129)
Saturday May 4, 2013, 12:42 am
Noted and signed. Thanks Cher.
 

Joan McAllister (1064)
Saturday May 4, 2013, 1:00 am
Noted & Signed. Thanks Cher
 

Past Member (0)
Saturday May 4, 2013, 1:56 am
Noted
 

Arild Warud (170)
Saturday May 4, 2013, 3:34 am
Signed,TY Cher.
 

Arwen Woods (207)
Saturday May 4, 2013, 4:17 am
Signed, noted and shared. Thanks Cher.x
 

Michael Kirkby (86)
Saturday May 4, 2013, 9:17 am
Singed & posted
 

Wim Zunnebeld (144)
Saturday May 4, 2013, 12:19 pm
S&N
 

cattus c. (12)
Saturday May 4, 2013, 1:55 pm
signed
 

Yvette S. (34)
Saturday May 4, 2013, 2:06 pm
Noted and signed
 

Alitis G. (15)
Saturday May 4, 2013, 3:02 pm
signed
 

Nancy Black (304)
Saturday May 4, 2013, 11:18 pm
Noted, tweeted, shared, tweeted, shared and signed. I live in Missouri; I hope this petition works because Missouri is the puppy mill state.
 

Valerie Disle (66)
Thursday May 9, 2013, 8:44 am
signed
 

Carol H. (229)
Friday May 10, 2013, 12:33 pm
signed and noted
 

Evelyn B. (79)
Monday May 27, 2013, 4:03 pm
Noted and Signed Tks. Cher....
 
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