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Restaurant cancels puppy mill fundraiser in support of animal advocates

Restaurant cancels puppy mill fundraiser in support of animal advocates
A Chicago pet storeowner that was going to host a “woe is me, please help me before I lose my livelihood dinner” found out the hard way that good event publicity can backfire. The owners of Park Pet Shop in Chicago’s Mount Greenwood neighborhood had hoped to have a $95 a head puppy mill fundraiser tonight... Read more »

Federal judge rules in favor of Cook County Pet Store Ordinance

Federal judge rules in favor of Cook County Pet Store Ordinance
It may be a bit early to celebrate, but there is good news for Cook County animal advocates that had fought to outlaw the sale of puppy mill dogs and kitten mill cats in pet stores. In a thorough, substantive opinion, Federal Judge Matthew F. Kennelly granted the county’s motion to dismiss the lawsuit filed... Read more »

Mother’s Day: Remembering the Mothers in the Mills

Mother’s Day: Remembering the Mothers in the Mills
For most of us, Mother’s Day is a day of celebration. It’s a day when we head for brunch and relive the memories with our moms and grandmas and other family members. For members of The Puppy Mill Project, Mother’s Day has a more somber tone as the group remembers and spotlights the Mothers in... Read more »
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Adrian's Puppy Paradise: Closing a puppy mill

Adrian's Puppy Paradise: Closing a puppy mill
For the past five years, some of my friends were on a mission to close a puppy mill in Kankakee County. Adrian’s Puppy Paradise had hardly been a secret to many people in Kankakee County and it kept churning out puppies over and over. Last spring, an advocate trying to make a difference reached out... Read more »

Operation Spring Break: How to help rescued puppy mill dogs

The basement was filled with cages crammed with dogs at Adriana's Puppy Paradise - a St. Anne puppy mill that was raided on Tuesday. All photos courtesy of the Animal Rescue Corps.
The mission was called Operation Spring Break but the trip to Paradise – Adrian’s Puppy Paradise – was far from a walk on the beach. Around 80 dogs of various ages were rescued after the Kankakee County State’s Attorney and Animal Control raided the puppy mill in St. Anne. While the several groups stepped up... Read more »

80 dogs rescued from Kankakee County puppy mill

80 dogs rescued from Kankakee County puppy mill
Around a year ago, The Puppy Mill Project started to receive calls about a puppy mill in Kankakee County where dozens of dogs were breeding and living in squalor. Today, 80 dogs are free and have a new life ahead after a collaborative effort – dubbed Operation Spring Break – from The Puppy Mill Project,... Read more »
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East Providence pet store ban upheld by judge

East Providence pet store ban upheld by judge
Today there was a big win in federal court for animal advocates and the dogs left behind in puppy mills around the country. A Federal Judge in Rhode Island stuck a blow against animal cruelty by issuing a comprehensive ruling upholding East Providence’s ban on the sale of puppy mill dogs and kitten mill cats... Read more »

Puppy mill dogs: bad gifts for Valentine's Day or any other day

Puppy mill dogs: bad gifts for Valentine's Day or any other day
Like a lot of animal lovers, I’ve been pissed off and dumbfounded the past two days over a feature story that aired on Fox Chicago on Friday…and the station’s poor journalist response to the backlash that ensued. In case you missed it, Fox Chicago aired a Valentine’s Day gift idea segment with self-proclaimed lifestyle specialists Karen... Read more »

Naperville Petland and the puppy mill puppies

Naperville Petland and the puppy mill puppies
The New Year has just begun and all is not quiet on the Western Front – the West suburban front that is. Heartbreaking photos of more emaciated dogs from one of my favorite pet stores the Naperville Petland have hit my inbox. Is this deja vu all over again? You betcha…and the paper trail leads... Read more »
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Cari Meyers' real agenda: Ending puppy mills

Cari Meyers' real agenda: Ending puppy mills
It’s Christmas and just what do you get the girl who has everything. What do you get a girl who spends her free time battling puppy mills and speaking out on homeless cats? I’ll give you a clue – my very own Cari Meyers poster. I don’t know if they are even available…but I bet... Read more »
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    I am a crazy cat lady and puppy mill warrior that blogs to advocate and educate about pet issues. In American animal controls, millions of pets are abandoned each year and an estimated 4 million die just because there are not enough homes. It truly seems like it’s Raining Cats and Dogs.

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