Archive for December 13th, 2010

Puppy mill stories out of Missouri, Oklahoma and Oregon

I found three stories today relating to puppy mills and new legislation, out of Missouri, Oregon and Oklahoma.

First – from the Palm Beach Post, noting Missouri’s status as the puppy-mill capital state.

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This year, high-powered animal activists, including the Humane Societies of the United States and Missouri, the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals and the Missouri Alliance, got behind Proposition B, a ballot initiative replete with strict provisions on breeding practices.

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“Replete with strict provisions?” – No, not in reality. The regulations offer minimum standards for basic care of breeding dogs. So the story goes somewhat off track there.

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Video of the Day: On a lighter note – odd animal toy

This is just a strange toy at best – Love ‘n Licks Puppy.

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