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VIRAL ACTION NEEDED USDA: Inspect and Regulate Puppy Mills


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Kelly
- 290 days ago - change.org
Puppy mills are an industry based solely on making as much money as they can possibly generate. They are found across the country and house anywhere from 65 to 75 puppies in cold, wire cages.



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Alan Lambert (95)
Sunday January 5, 2014, 1:07 am
Signed this one while I was signing the other
 

Franshisca Dearmas (91)
Sunday January 5, 2014, 1:31 am
Noted and signed. TY Kelly
 

Past Member (0)
Sunday January 5, 2014, 2:17 am
Thanks for signing
 

ERIKA SOMLAI (254)
Sunday January 5, 2014, 2:42 am
signed + noted
 

Barbara V. (178)
Sunday January 5, 2014, 3:23 am
Signed & Noted, Thank you
 

Kaileen Reynolds (55)
Sunday January 5, 2014, 3:52 am
Done. Thanks.
 

AniMae Chi (412)
Sunday January 5, 2014, 4:45 am
Signed
with 623 supporters
377 NEEDED
 

Ed V. (180)
Sunday January 5, 2014, 6:27 am
S&N, Thanks
 

Past Member (0)
Sunday January 5, 2014, 6:30 am
Thanks for signing
USDA: Inspect and Regulate Puppy Mills
by Nicole Davis
649 supporters

 

caroline s. (80)
Sunday January 5, 2014, 6:32 am
Signed!!!
 

Emma S. (227)
Sunday January 5, 2014, 6:38 am
Done! Thanks, Kelly.
 

Jinny L. (71)
Sunday January 5, 2014, 7:03 am
Action completed. Thank you Kelly!
 

Cibele c. (12)
Sunday January 5, 2014, 7:11 am
:( In Missouri this is a State job.... not long ago got into vote to regulate it even more, the majority voted yes, but when it came time to make the law, it was water downed.
 

Past Member (0)
Sunday January 5, 2014, 7:18 am
Thanks for signing.
 

Ljiljana Milic (100)
Sunday January 5, 2014, 7:54 am
Signed
with 685 supporters
315 NEEDED
& Thank you Kelly
 

Myraida Diaz (127)
Sunday January 5, 2014, 8:03 am
A ban is better! --- Congratulations Phoenix!!!!!!!!!! There is an excuse running around about the "cost of implementation" of the measure..... That is why San Diego didn't embrace the idea. (for a very little difference in votes) It doesn't matter the amount of money a state could "gain" from licenses etc, because it doesn't compare with the money they would not have to invest if they are helping shelters in the control of population through euthanasia . Dogs from puppy mills and backyard breeders are raining upon shelters all the time! Those dogs are very well promoted and have become the favorite of shelter adopters while the real homeless, real stray, real needy die. ----- every "complete" puppy sold by a commercial breeder is a potential breeder maker!!!! The majority of new owners become breeders too!
In shelters people are not only supporting a breed or "helping" needy, suffering puppies but are taking the advantage of having a small breed for a cheaper price instead of buying dog from a real responsible, reputable breeder. The problem of commercial breeders with the unsold, sick, defective, overexploited, their "wastes" is solved by adopters which bring relieve and keep the business going!!!!! But, this is a PRIVATE business that in nothing help, animals or states and that keeps the suffering and the loose of lives going. Some (how many?) rescues are buying from breeders directly and "giving in adoption" later. If we add those to the ones adopted from shelters, we can clearly see the reason why Old, Pit Bulls, Bull type, Big, Pregnant, Common Looking etc... etc...die constantly, every day, by huge numbers in shelters!!!!
They die!!!! They cannot compete with small babies from commercial breeders!
But, not every day people adopt, and fosters are fool, older people do not want to have animals and population is ageing. Make numbers and see a future that in this moment is becoming a reality: Small, fluffy, "cutie" doggies from commercial breeders are dying too!!!!! Shelters are full, people don't have money &, law is becoming stronger for people that abandon, neglect or whom dogs end in shelters and could need health assistant. They have to pay for vet fees and rescues effort! With all that people will think twice before adopting a dog. But dogs keep arriving...and shelters will not keep any for a long time. They do very well with sponsorships, people donating directly to them and adoptions they make. They do not need the extra dogs that are not being adopted!!!!!Those consume water, energy, food, require personal assisting them etc... Why keeping alive? Why if every day new babies arrive? They don't need them, WE love them! Supervision is good but a ban is far better to diminish suffering and prevent killing. OVERBREEDING KILLS!!!!! ----- ASK FOR A BAN TO COMMERCIAL BREEDERS! ASK FOR A NO KILL NATION!!!!!!!!
Noted. TY!
 

John B. (175)
Sunday January 5, 2014, 8:19 am
Thanks Kelly. post noted, as I sign this one earlier.
 

Myraida Diaz (127)
Sunday January 5, 2014, 8:33 am
Cibele, it is a matter of time and people insistence. Shelters do not disappear because breeders are regulated or closed. With less dogs incoming, there is less work, same or more adoptions because it have been proved that good shelters that are community supported, grow, are not stressed and improve their % of survival having more or less cages! In this moment that 1 in every 3 kids in US is hungry, the money invested in euthanasia could be used in better things like food, education and even a Pro life program for the control of animal population. All that, cheaper than killing! An animal that is not born before it should, will not be abandoned, mistreated, overexploited, fought, ignored or die in a shelter. Some states are seeing clearly, other are playing politics and are not seeing they are becoming poorer and poorer and becoming unsupported. States need to recover and need to have the possibility to achieve a better quality of live for citizens and animals too that at the end, are big money makers to industries dedicated to satisfy animal needs! It is a win win decision instead of the loose-loose that is now for states that would never recover the money they had and have to invest in euthanasia! - Then better laws and their enforcement, a follow up of adopted animals and animals at the hand of any owner (cheap project) to guarantee wellbeing and security, would change things totally and for the good once and for all.
 

Apolonia Pl (401)
Sunday January 5, 2014, 8:51 am
Signed with 700 supporters, 299 NEEDED
 

Natasha Salgado (538)
Sunday January 5, 2014, 10:23 am
S+S-thx Kelly
 

Kathleen R. (203)
Sunday January 5, 2014, 10:55 am
Signed and noted #723. These need to be closed down for good. Thank you Kelly.
 

Dori C. (17)
Sunday January 5, 2014, 12:43 pm
signed.
 

Lynne Buckley (0)
Sunday January 5, 2014, 1:10 pm
Signed
 

norma laborie (32)
Sunday January 5, 2014, 1:11 pm
signed
 

Amy L. (92)
Sunday January 5, 2014, 1:11 pm
S&N - Puppy Mills should be permanently banned and the idiots that choose to engage in this sort of "business" need to spend time in the big house so they can see what its like locked away in a cold steel cage.
 

Judith C. (113)
Sunday January 5, 2014, 1:41 pm
Signed
 

Ondine J. (136)
Sunday January 5, 2014, 2:14 pm
Noted and signed, thanks
 

Lisa Neste (704)
Sunday January 5, 2014, 2:14 pm
Thank you for signing the petition "USDA: Inspect and Regulate Puppy Mills"
Thanks Kelly.
 

Kamia T. (72)
Sunday January 5, 2014, 2:36 pm
I would love to see puppy mills banned, but in states such as Missouri, where I live, you would be driving thousands of miles of back roads to try and ensure they just hadn't moved elsewhere. In a poor area such as this, selling to pet stores often gains you more income than you can earn in a a month from a litter. The secret is to QUIT buying puppies except from an individual responsible breeder you know and see where they've lived, and the rest of us, who don't need purebred dogs, rescuing the rest. If each person in the US rescued one dog or cat, the shelters would be empty times 10!
 

Ilona V. (0)
Sunday January 5, 2014, 2:54 pm
Thanks Kelly. Noted & signed
with 818 supporters

182 NEEDED
 

Lois Jordan (56)
Sunday January 5, 2014, 3:40 pm
Signed. 831 supporters. Noted. Thanks, Kelly.
 

Ann Breeden (65)
Sunday January 5, 2014, 7:26 pm
Signed.
 

Debra Tate (17)
Sunday January 5, 2014, 7:45 pm
Signed & noted.
 

Dianne D. (460)
Sunday January 5, 2014, 9:46 pm
signed already
 

Fi T. (16)
Monday January 6, 2014, 4:01 am
Guarantee they do their job well for the weak
 

Ruth S. (304)
Monday January 6, 2014, 6:47 am
Close them all down!
 

Inge Bjorkman (143)
Monday January 6, 2014, 6:47 am
Signed

Love
 

Yvonne F. (177)
Monday January 6, 2014, 8:45 am
So signed!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! But they should be banned for ever!!!!!!
Thanks Kelly
 

Melania Padilla (179)
Wednesday January 22, 2014, 1:24 pm
Signed
 
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