— The Cavalier King Charles Spaniel now lives the dream in New York City, modeling for Karen Walker Eyewear and other brands.
— After struggling with his own mental health, founder David Rogers committed himself to advocating for dogs facing such challenges.
— As the only legislator at work, Senator Jeff Jackson started passing imaginary legislation, including a crackdown on puppy mills.
— Rescue brought Lanie to her forever home with Emmie, and their human now knows that every breed can be found for adoption -- even Morkies!
— The book by author Christina Capatides and illustrator Ryan Bauer-Walsh educates the earliest readers about shelter animals and second chances.
— She went from being a food-aggressive foster dog to sharing with her pack, and the woman who changed Maggie's life found her own changed as well.
— This senior, blind puppy-mill survivor is out to find forever homes for all the puppies left in the pound.
— Traumatized by life in a cage, timid Trudy has found a home where she can be free and become brave.
— As we recap 2014's most awesome dogs, we present the case of a particularly adorable survivor.
— After a decade in a cage himself, this former breeder works to spring other puppy mill dogs across the country.
— Imported dogs now must be at least six months old and have updated vaccinations -- I've seen the terrible things that happened before this rule.
— He was just a number for eight years, but now Stan the Yorkie has a name and a family.
— Bleach in the drinking water is just the start.
— It takes a strong stomach to read the new report from the Humane Society of the United States, but it contains reasons to be optimistic.
— "Contagious" describes the enthusiasm in this video shown by dogs rescued from puppy mills.
— Progress is being made, but the horrific conditions and brutish lives of puppy mill dogs continue.
— Dogs from Flat Creek Border Collies were underfed with worm infections and dental problems.
— This puppy mill on wheels was run by Country Boys Pets, which has been cited for violations.
— A heartwarming tale for Christmas: Local residents have stepped up to help feed the dogs.
— The city council passed a law that bans the sale of dogs from commercial breeders.
— An online petition says a college course on how to follow existing laws will only encourage unethical commercial breeding. What do you think?
— The dogs won't be adopted until the woman who ran the facility goes to trial, but the Oregon Humane Society built space to house them.
— Well, he came from a place called the Daisy Hill Puppy Farm. Let's take a look at its conditions.
— As more people learn of the horrors inside puppy mills, the movement to shut them down grows.
— Grammy Faith's story of rescue as a breeding dog demonstrates the importance of Puppy Mill Awareness Month.
— An online loophole gets closed, and more breeders are subject to federal oversight. It's about time.
— There are a million reasons not to buy puppies from pet stores. Now we have a million and one.
— This one really hurts -- she's an old friend who knows about my shelter work with rescued dogs.
— The Chihuahua saved by the Humane Society of the U.S. succumbs to complications from neglect.
— She talks about Animal Planet, breeding, training, shelters, and the need for us all to do better.
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