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Animal Adoption Encouraged by Rock Star | Care2 Healthy Living

Animal Adoption Encouraged by Rock Star | Care2 Healthy Living

Tommy Lee, of Motley Crue fame recently adopted a new puppy and in the process revealed his views on buying from pet stores. “The [shelter] is scary. It is loaded with beautiful dogs and I would highly encourage people not to buy animals from a pet store. They’re bred for all the wrong reasons, for mostly money and it’s just kind of a bad scene. We ended up going [to the shelter] and I’m so glad we did,” he said. (Source: Rolling Stone ) He was referencing an overall situation which is very bad for many animals. According to No Pet Store Puppies, most puppies sold in pet stores come from puppy mills – large-scale breeding operations that place profits over animal care. Conditions in puppy mills can be atrocious and even disease-spreading. Housing female dogs in small cages as breeders is a very cruel practice. Also too many of the puppies get sick in these confined spaces ...

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