There are hundreds of questionable online puppy mill websites that puppies for sale. It is important to meet the mother dog, see her condition and how she and all of the breeders dogs are treated before you buy a puppy. In person. Never have a puppy shipped to you or meet a breeder in a parking lot. Don’t support puppy mills.
Our Pawrade puppy died from parvo virus within days of her being delivered to us. We are devastated.
We bought an emotional support puppy from what we now know the puppy broker website Pawrade, Petpay, Inc. Our poor puppy died during transport.
Our puppy came from the puppy broker Stoney Creek Puppies. They were selling puppies on Lancasterpuppies.com. If we had known beforehand we never would have used these people. We have no idea who Violets breeder is either. They would not give us that information. Don’t support puppy mills.
USDA Indiana Dog Breeders 2021 This map shows the locations of USDA licensed commercial dog breeders in Indiana as of September 2021 Stop Online Puppy Mills mapped the dog breeders by county. We used each Indiana breeder’s USDA inspection report. The number of adult breeding dogs and puppies were taken from the inspection reports and…
Amish and Mennonite communities in Indiana The Amish are well known for fresh baked goods, hand-crafted furniture but, in the past five years, records show these communities are expanding into the profitable dog breeding business. These kennels (puppy farms) could have anywhere from 20 to 500 or more breeding dogs. Destinations for the…
In 2019, there were 407 registered dog breeders in Lancaster County housing close to 53,000 dogs. Fast forward to 2021, where with the internet sale of puppies skyrocketing, Lancaster County now has 424 registered dog kennels housing close to 60,000 dogs.
How to do your homework before buying a puppy and where to find customers reviews.
Fact finding is important for advocacy work. How we get our information and research questionable dog breeders and puppy brokers.
This relationship might lead new puppy buyers into thinking their new very expensive puppy is not coming from a puppy mill. The nonprofit animal welfare organization American Humane is in something they call a “collaboration,” with the massive online puppy selling broker website Puppy Spot. Puppy Spot boasts a “No Puppy Mill Promise” on their website that could mislead new puppy buyers that the breeders they use are not puppy mills. Puppy Spot also posts about their “collaboration” with American Humane one of the nation’s oldest animal protection organizations.
We The Puppies, Stop Online Puppy Mills latest campaign to educate people about the dangers and cruelty supported when buying puppies sight unseen over the internet. No breed is immune. The video warns against websites that list thousands of puppies for sale online direct shipping puppies. Buying puppies online is becoming normalized, families purchasing puppies online likely don’t know they could be supporting puppy mill cruelty.