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2013-03-08 23:03:06

Lawmakers introduced an act to Congress that, they hope, will close current loopholes that exempt online puppy sellers from adhering to USDA licensing and regulation. Dogington Post urged it´s dog-loving readers to support the PUPS Act. Boca Raton, FL (PRWEB) March 08, 2013 The Puppy Uniform Protection and Safety Act — The PUPS Act, if passed, will require commercial breeders who sell their puppies directly to the public via the internet, newspaper classifieds, or over the phone,...

2013-02-16 23:00:44

Gourmutt Beastro & Barkery is pleased to announce that on Sunday February 17, 2013, there will be an adoption event held at the Barkery. Windham, ME (PRWEB) February 16, 2013 An adoption event on Sunday February 17 will be held at the Gourmutt Beastro & Barkery from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The Barkery is located at 4 Whites Bridge Road in Windham. The event is being hosted by Maine Citizens Against Puppy Mills. There will be a variety of breeds and ages available. All dogs have been in...

2013-02-14 23:04:12

Dogington Post held their first annual Dogington Post Awards, honoring those that provide the best products, services, and foods for dogs. After weeks of voting, readers and fans chose National Mill Dog Rescue as the Best Dog Rescue of 2012. Boca Raton, FL (PRWEB) February 14, 2013 As part of a larger initiative to educate dog owners on proper nutrition, effective training, and other ways to raise a happy and healthy dog, the Dogington Post reviewed products, toys, food, treats and rescue...

2013-01-12 05:02:59

Dogington Post launched an initiative to increase their social media reach; at the same time, teamed up with a national dog charity to raise money and awareness for puppy mill dogs. Boca Raton, FL (PRWEB) January 11, 2013 The popular dog news website, Dogington Post, launched an initiative this week in an effort to increase their reach on the social media site, Facebook. Joining efforts with a national charity, the Dogington Post hopes to increase their fan base from 50,000 to over 100,000...

2012-12-11 12:32:02

Actor, Writer Ben Stein joins IFAW in urging consumers to think twice before purchasing a dog online WASHINGTON, Dec. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new investigation into online puppy sales highlights the problem of the Internet being used as a tool for exploiting dogs and consumers. To bring awareness to the magnitude of the issue, the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW- www.ifaw.org ) today released its latest investigative report, How Much is that Doggie on my...

2012-10-15 19:20:14

RPOA Texas Outreach, Inc. files lawsuit in federal court SAN ANTONIO, Oct. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Touted as a "Puppy Mill" Bill, HB 1451 was not written to regulate Texas dog and cat breeders; it was written to eliminate them! Humane Society of the U.S. and their Texas cohort Texas Humane Legislation Network wrote the bill which was rammed through the Legislature despite strong opposition. HB 1451 is a national "animal rights" legislative agenda to end all breeding of...

2012-08-13 10:24:18

PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Two longtime supporters of a Pennsylvania animal shelter have successfully bid $100,000 for four tickets to Madonna's Philadelphia concert on August 28. The tickets were donated by jewelry designer Susan Rosen and were part of a special auction to benefit Main Line Animal Rescue's anti-puppy mill campaigns and the shelter's new training center in Chester County, PA. Nick Adams and Dee Silvers' winning bid is believed to be the...

2012-08-03 23:03:58

Swifto Dog Walking, an innovative company based in Manhattan, announced their new Opt to Adopt Campaign on Monday. The Opt to Adopt Campaign will support local animal shelters by sponsoring rescue dogs each month and offering free services to raise awareness in the dog community. (PRWEB) August 03, 2012 Swifto Dog Walking, an innovative company based in Manhattan, announced their new Opt to Adopt Campaign on Monday. The Opt to Adopt Campaign will support local animal shelters by...

2012-04-27 10:24:21

PHILADELPHIA, April 27, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Director of Dog Law Lynn Diehl confirmed what many animal welfare advocates already knew to be true - the Department of Agriculture is no longer enforcing laws designed to protect dogs in the Commonwealth's largest commercial dog breeding facilities. Long known as the "Puppy Mill Capital of the East," Pennsylvania's legislature, at the urging of Pennsylvania's citizens, passed new laws in 2008 that would end the suffering of...

2012-03-09 08:00:00

LAGUNA BEACH, Calif., March 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The City Council and residents voiced support Tuesday night for a law banning commercial pet stores in the city. Staff will come back to the council with a draft of an ordinance that aims to keep dogs and cats from inhumane, commercial breeders known as puppy mills out of Laguna Beach. No existing retail stores sell pets in the city, and supporters said the measure was meant to be proactive. "Animal cruelty and pet overpopulation...