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.

Ohio Action Alert!

All eyes and voices needed in Ohio. Does not matter where you live. The dogs need us! The pet industry is working at the state level to undue bans that cities have enacted to stop the sale of puppies in pet stores. It has already disgracefully happened in Arizona and Ohio could be next. Please…

USDA Illinois Dog Breeders 2016

  USDA Illinois Dog Breeders 2016 In Illinois, high concentrations of commercial puppy farms documented in many regions of the state with the highest concentrations found in the well known Amish and Mennonite communities of Douglas and Moultrie counties. This map shows the locations of USDA licensed commercial dog breeders in Illinois as of Jan…

USDA Amish Dog Breeder

USDA Indiana Dog Breeders 2016

  USDA Indiana Dog Breeders In Indiana, there is a prevalence of Amish and Mennonites living in the northeastern, Shipshewana area, as well as the southwestern corner of the state. Mid-state regions, like Montgomery and Wayne counties, also have Amish and Mennonite communities. High concentrations of commercial puppy farms as well as large guinea pig…

Make The Connection

Most people have heard the words “puppy mill” and have an idea puppy mills are something bad but most do not truly understand what puppy mills are. A puppy mill might have as few as 15 dogs or they could be as large as over 500 dogs. A puppy mill is any dog breeding facility, large or small, where profit is given priority over the health and well-being of the dogs. Mills rarely provide any vet care, leaving parent dogs living with illness and painful chronic conditions for years.

Join Us On Giving Tuesday

The Dogs Need Your Voice We have been involved in anti puppy mill activism since 2008. We started to raise awareness of the close to 1,000,000 dogs that are sold online annually. We are actively involved in dog and mill rescue. We have seen puppy mill auctions first hand. We have talked to hundreds…

Lone Star Dog Ranch — What Happens at a Dog Auction

Dog auctions are a side of puppy mills most people do not know even exist. But they are another example of the inhumane way dogs are treated… they are not companions, but just another number to be sold to the highest bidder to make yet more puppies. Lone Star Dog Ranch recently attended an auction and shared this emotional recounting of the day. (There is controversy in the anti puppy mill community about buying dogs at auctions, does it help or hurt the effort in the long run? We are not offering an opinion either way, but want to share this story to illustrate the horror that puppy mill dogs live.)