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Old 03-04-2011, 05:31 PM   #1
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Default Another puppy mill closed.

There is also a video in the article.

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Old 03-04-2011, 05:51 PM   #2
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That just makes me sick!
I hope maybe you will get another rescue

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Those poor dogs! Thank heavens they are closed.
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That just makes me sick!
I hope maybe you will get another rescue

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if Fritz is adopted this month - looks like he may have a furever home after Daytona week - we will more than likely foster another. I have already talked to LDR about them.

There was another application for Fritz today as well. Seems he may be in demand
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Great news about Fritz~sounds like he might be on his way to a furever home. Puppymills and those that associate themselves with them disgust me. What people don't understand is that all puppies from puppymills are not necessarily sick. Sure some are but plenty are not. The real problem is the conditions of those used to breed and live in filth like those in that video is what is so disturbing to me. There are plenty of members on YT with puppymill dog that are cute and doing well. But who would purchase a puppy knowing that is the conditions they came from
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How sad!!! Those poor animals they depend on us to give them the
best life ever and in return they give us unconditional love. Breaks my heart so much to hear stories like this!
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Great news about Fritz~sounds like he might be on his way to a furever home. Puppymills and those that associate themselves with them disgust me. What people don't understand is that all puppies from puppymills are not necessarily sick. Sure some are but plenty are not. The real problem is the conditions of those used to breed and live in filth like those in that video is what is so disturbing to me. There are plenty of members on YT with puppymill dog that are cute and doing well. But who would purchase a puppy knowing that is the conditions they came from
That's just it! Well define sick...
Purchasing one condemns many others and support this hideous industry!
Many people also think by purchasing one they are "rescuing" that pup...well for every pup "rescued" in that way the mother and father are continually bred and the siblings (I read a report only 50% of US pup mill pups survive to 12 weeks) retained are then bred as well not to mention the pup mill trade where a pup mill pup goes to a BYB or another pup mill...it's not only continual irresponsible breeding in matching, health, duration and frequency, its the overall conditions, cruel confinement, lack of affection, medical care, basic needs, and often other more extreme forms of torture.
ONE DOWN COUNTLESS MORE TO GO...
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Great news about Fritz~sounds like he might be on his way to a furever home. Puppymills and those that associate themselves with them disgust me. What people don't understand is that all puppies from puppymills are not necessarily sick. Sure some are but plenty are not. The real problem is the conditions of those used to breed and live in filth like those in that video is what is so disturbing to me. There are plenty of members on YT with puppymill dog that are cute and doing well. But who would purchase a puppy knowing that is the conditions they came from
But, being in Rescue, as you know Puppy Mill dogs that are adopted through Rescue are given veterinary care and are healthy and socialized before being put up for adoption.
When I fostered Dachsies through the dachsie rescue group,(I ended up keeping most of them) my "Spice Girls" of the three of them one was healthy (the youngest one) but she did have a club foot and could run like the wind on three legs. The other two had heartworms, and Cinnamon only lived for a few weeks. Ginger (club foot) and Nutmeg both lived to be 17 and 18 years old. I had them for 10 of those years.
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Now if they would only close down LA Kennel in California! That would make me VERY happy!!
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Now if they would only close down LA Kennel in California! That would make me VERY happy!!
What a dream it would be to be able to shut them all down.
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I hope Fritz finds his furever home soon! It's great you are getting more applications.
I'm sure they would love you to take more dogs in

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But, being in Rescue, as you know Puppy Mill dogs that are adopted through Rescue are given veterinary care and are healthy and socialized before being put up for adoption.
When I fostered Dachsies through the dachsie rescue group,(I ended up keeping most of them) my "Spice Girls" of the three of them one was healthy (the youngest one) but she did have a club foot and could run like the wind on three legs. The other two had heartworms, and Cinnamon only lived for a few weeks. Ginger (club foot) and Nutmeg both lived to be 17 and 18 years old. I had them for 10 of those years.
My Doodlebug is from a puppymill too~Amish mill in Lancaster County PA. He's healthy and happy. I love him to death and he's adorable. The problem is people who go to brokers believing they are purchasing from reputable breeders. This is what bothers me so much. If these people only knew the truth they would be sickened.
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I adopted my pup mill rescue from the pound...he is healthy as well it was behavioral issues from abuse. I especially loath the national broker his microchip was registered to-they advertise on here via Google-ticks me off to no end.

What has the world come to when the Amish and Mennonites are so cruel to torture and abuse God's creates for nothing more than profit and sheer greed!?

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My Doodlebug is from a puppymill too~Amish mill in Lancaster County PA. He's healthy and happy. I love him to death and he's adorable. The problem is people who go to brokers believing they are purchasing from reputable breeders. This is what bothers me so much. If these people only knew the truth they would be sickened.
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if Fritz is adopted this month - looks like he may have a furever home after Daytona week - we will more than likely foster another. I have already talked to LDR about them.

There was another application for Fritz today as well. Seems he may be in demand

Oh my Sylvia! I have to get busy on his blanket!! I have the material now. When do you think he will go?
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O...M...G!!! Although I didn't want to watch this....I did! How can ANY human being treat animals like that!!! Too look at those little faces everyday and not care about how they are living!!! MAKES ME SICK! That poor little white furbaby pictured under the couch was just heartbreaking! And the HOUSE!! OMG! how can people live like that!! do they really think that is healthy for themselves as well as the animals! I wish they would close ALL the mills!! You can certainly tell they don't care for the animals at all! It's all about the all mighty buck! This really disturbs me! I have a friend that lost her little Lhasa right after christmas...she is on line looking for a Lhasa or s**tzu breeder...said she found a good breeder...I checked out the site...It's a mill (broker) I have tried to talk to her about mills and brokers but, she just won't listen...she thinks because it says they are "home" raised and it shows pics of people holding and loving them and pics of the parents that they are reputable breeders...I CAN NOT make her understand that these are internet PICTURES!! doesn't mean they are real...Makes me so upset! (sorry...just had to vent this)
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