As the mom of two furry babies animal rights is something that is so important to me. I purchased my furbabies from 2 reputable breeders and they still keep in touch with me today – that’s how you know a person cares about the animals they’re helping create.
But not all animals are so luck. You’re walking down the street window shopping and see that adorable puppy in the window. It’s a pet store so of course you have to go in and give it a cuddle.But did you know the majority of pet stores that sell puppies carry dogs from cruel and inhumane puppy mills.
Puppy mills are like dog-making factories with the mother dogs spending their entire lives in cramped cages or kennels with little or no personal attention or quality of life. When the mother and father dogs can no longer breed, they are discarded or killed. Consumers who purchase puppies from pet stores or over the Internet without seeing a breeder’s home firsthand are often unknowingly supporting this cruel industry.
So what can you do?
- Help stop this cycle of cruelty simply by choosing to adopt your next pet from a shelter or rescue, or by only purchasing a dog from a responsible breeder who will show you where your puppy was born and raised.
- And that’s not all—you can do even more by refusing to buy pet supplies from any store or website that sells puppies. Where you spend your dollars makes a difference. Make a statement when you shop!
- Watch the video (by clicking the banner above), then fill out and submit your pledge. I filled out mine, won’t you do the same?