Dec 1, 2010 - LA MESA — Pet Works, which sells puppies and animal supplies in Grossmont Center, plans to shut its doors before the end of the year. San Diego Stop Puppy Mills, led by Sydney Cicourel, has been backed by the Animal Legal Defense Fund and the Companion Animal Protection Society, which has been investigating puppy mills and pet stores since 1989.
Read the article at: La Mesa Pet Store Closing Shop
We presented our documentary evidence to the New York Attorney General's Office in 2005. CAPS had two lengthy meetings in the Manhattan and Nassau County Attorney General offices to discuss the case. The Attorney General reached a settlement in March 2007. Rare Breeds agreed to discontinue importing dogs from Hungary with pedigree documents from EKCH or any other kennel clubs with which Bela Musto (the exporter and creator of the pedigrees) is affiliated. Rare Breeds also agreed to pay a civil penalty of $20,000. CAPS will continue to monitor Hungarian puppies in pet shops.
For more information: Attorney General Announces Settlement with Queens Pet Broker that Sold Puppies with Inaccurate Records