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Petland Not Actually Magical Land O’ Pets

Many animal lovers know that Petland buys puppies from puppy mills and sells them in its chain stores throughout the country. Petland has recently successfully lobbied state legislatures in Ohio and Arizona to pass legislation enabling the company to do business basically as it sees fit, exempting it from any […]

Animal Welfare in the Age of Trump

What we know about the Trump administration’s regard for animals so far is troubling.  In the early weeks of his presidency, Trump had many government websites scrubbed of information – a clear indication that transparency is not in the game plan.  Among them was the USDA website which for many […]

Study: Shelter Dog Killing Drops Below 1 Million

But the conclusions the funders of the study are drawing from it are not only wrong, they’re pernicious. A new study, by researchers at Mississippi State University, claims the number of dogs killed in U.S. shelters is down to 776,970 (with an upper range of 866,377). If true, this is […]

Factory Farming Dogs

Former ASPCA CEO Embraces System of Exploitation Recently, Ed Sayres, the former CEO of the ASPCA, now a spokesperson for the puppy mill industry, told a court that shelters are terrible places to get dogs as shelter dogs are dangerous. He said pet stores, which source their dogs from commercial […]