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“WA-HOO!” That was the enthusiastic reaction of one of our staffers upon reading the news that the San Diego (CA) City Council has voted unanimously to ban the retail sale of dogs, cats and rabbits in pet stores. The new law should take effect in about 30 days after a …

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Puppy mills are the pits

by Melissa, shelter outreach specialist • May 28 , 2013

Recently I received an email from The Humane Society of South Mississippi, letting me know they had just taken in 104 dogs from a puppy mill bust. Puppy mills are large scale breeding operations, that typically house dogs in filthy conditions.   Many online breeders and pet stores obtain their …

Vice president-elect Joe Biden bought a puppy from a Pennsylvania breeder of German shepherds yesterday. According to Biden spokeswoman Elizabeth Alexander: [H]e’s familiar with the breed and its personality. He’s excited to bring it home when it gets a little older and has promised that his grandchildren can name it …