12 Aug '11, 9pm

"No Pet Store Puppies" Campaign Launched

"No Pet Store Puppies" Campaign Launched

One of the issues is that the purchase of a puppy is often done on a whim, without careful consideration of where the puppy comes from, and how buying one from a puppy mill unintentionally supports cruelty to them, because puppy mills put profits over proper care. At a pet store, the cute factor appeals to many and they find the purchase nearly irresistible, meaning they haven’t done any research about where the puppies come from, and probably don’t ask in the pet store. Also, puppies for sale are often separated from their litters and mothers, and then are uprooted again if their new owner tires of them quickly, and dumps them at an animal shelter. This fickleness also is cruel to a young dog, because they are very social creatures and social bonds are critically important. The best consumer choice is to inform oneself before making a decision, and not make a purchase wit...

Full article: http://www.care2.com/greenliving/no-pet-store-puppies-cam...

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