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Puppies Founds in Freezer During Massive Puppy Mill Raid Show Why You Should NEVER Buy a Dog From a Pet Store
Offbeat  (tags: pets, puppy mills, pet stores, cruelty )

- 487 days ago -
This is heartbreaking! As weâEUR(TM)ve seen time and time again with puppy mills (large-scale commercial dog breeding facilities), the welfare of the dogs is a low priority as the owner is solely interested in turning a profit.
Sale of Puppy Mill Dogs Now Banned in 250 Places in the U.S.
Offbeat  (tags: puppy mills, bans, Animal Cruelty, exploitation, ethics and morality, Animal welfare act, stronger protection, standards, pet stores, sales )

- 548 days ago -
The city of Poulsbo, Washington, has joined hundreds of other places in America that have banned the sale of puppy mill dogs and cats in pet stores. That brings the total number of towns, cities, counties and even states who now forbid the cruel practice
Baltimore May Be the Next City to Ban Selling Dogs and Cats in Pet Stores
Offbeat  (tags: pet stores, Animal welfare act, puppy mills, illegally, bad business, deplorable conditions, Animal Cruelty, stronger protection laws, safety standards, adopable animals, needless suffering, killing )

- 554 days ago -
The Baltimore City Council is considering banning all retail sales of cats and dogs in pet stores within the city. Maryland state law already prohibits the vending of cats and dogs from illegal puppy mills, but allows pet stores to sell the animals...
Cricket Is the Best $10 Someone Has Ever Spent at a Pet Store
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, pets, cats, pet stores )

- 2083 days ago -
We don't advocate buying animals from pet shops EVER, but with an infection and flea infestation, little Cricket really needed a hero.
From Puppy Mill to Pet Shop: LA City Council Seeks to Ban Retail Pet Sales
Offbeat  (tags: animals, dogs, pets, protection, pet stores, ban, L.A. )

- 2521 days ago -
For those who stubbornly insist that losing their choice to purchase a dog, cat or rabbit from a pet store is a greater tragedy than the horror inflicted on multitudes of animals suffering for that choice, the Los Angeles City Council's proposed ban
Canada's First Ban on Puppies in Pet Stores
Offbeat  (tags: canada legalisation, banning puppies sales, pet stores, animal welfare, puppy mills )

- 3197 days ago -
HSI Canada applauds Richmond (a Vancouver suburb) City Council for drafting a bylaw amendment that will ban the sale of puppies in commercial pet stores. The amendment, originally proposed by Councilor Ken Johnson, is the first of its kind in Canada.
San Francisco Commission Puts Proposed Pet-Sales Ban on the Back Burner
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, pets, pet stores )

- 3258 days ago -
A San Francisco commission has put off a vote on a proposal to ban pet sales to consider an alternate idea that would require pet owners to be licensed.
San Francisco's Proposed Ban on Sales of Most Pets Creates a Furor
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, pets, pet stores )

- 3293 days ago -
As Philip Gerrie tells it, the idea of banning pet sales in San Francisco started simply enough, with a proposal to outlaw puppy and kitten mills.
San Francisco Officials Consider, Table Proposal to Ban Sales of Animals Other Than Fish in Pet Stores
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, pets, pet stores )

- 3296 days ago -
After several hours of hearings, San Francisco officials have tabled a measure that would have banned the sale of pets, except fish, throughout the city.
Hermosa Beach Considers Banning Puppy and Kitten Sales in Pet Stores; Measure Passes Initial Vote
Offbeat  (tags: animals, puppies, kitties, pet stores, protection, ban )

- 3402 days ago -
Hermosa Beach is poised to become the second Southern California city and the third in the state to ban the sales of puppies and kittens in pet stores
Cities Consider Bans on Shopping-Mall Pet Stores
Offbeat  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, pets, pet stores, ban, environment, protection )

- 3413 days ago -
Bans on retail animal sales are meant to curb impulse buys, but some shop owners are growling
West Hollywood City Council Votes to Ban Most Puppy, Kitten Sales in Pet Stores
Offbeat  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, ban, pets, pet stores, environment, protection )

- 3436 days ago -
The West Hollywood City Council voted unanimously Tuesday night to approve new legislation that prohibits most sales of puppies and kittens in pet stores within city limits.
West Hollywood Set to Ban Retail Sales of Dogs and Cats
Offbeat  (tags: animals, pets, ban, pet stores, environment, protection )

- 3439 days ago -
The West Hollywood City Council is looking to put a stop to sales of dogs and cats in pet stores.
Catholics Condemn Joanna Krupa's Nude, Cross-Bearing PETA Ad
Offbeat  (tags: catholic league, peta new ad, outrage, cross bearing, animal breeding, pet stores, animal welfare )

- 3517 days ago -
The Catholic League has condemned Joanna Krupa's racy ads for PETA in which she lobbies against pet stores and animal breeding. In the "Be An Angel for Animals" campaign, the Playboy model and Dancing with the Stars alum appears as a nude, winged angel:
Shots Fired at Pet-Store Protesters in Santa Monica
Offbeat  (tags: animals, protesters, shots fired, pet stores, environment )

- 3555 days ago -
A group of animal advocates protesting a Santa Monica pet store they say sells animals obtained from puppy mills was fired on by an unknown person or persons earlier this month, causing minor injuries to three of the protesters.

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