21 Aug '11, 8pm

Pet Store Chain Stops Selling Puppies, Promotes Adoption

Pet Store Chain Stops Selling Puppies, Promotes Adoption

PJ’s Pets , a nationwide chain of pet shops in Canada has announced that they will no longer sell puppies in their stores! The company announced this week in a press release that as of Semptember 1, 2011, their stores will facilitate adoptions of pets in need of homes instead of selling puppies most likely from puppy mills. If you would like to know more about the puppy mill industry, check out our recent story on the upcoming documentary Madonna of the Mills. PJ’s Pets says that they are hoping to help “find homes for thousands of pets in local SPCA’s, Humane Societies, rescue groups and shelters across the country.” Michael O’Sullivan, the CEO of the Humane Society of Canada, told CTV News , “I think it puts the responsibility where it belongs and it’s wonderful for the animals.” He also praised the stores for supporting the process of adoptions, instead of letting peopl...

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