Publication/Event date: 2012-08-27
Publication name: Riverhead Patch
URL for more info: http://riverhead.patch.com/articles/attorney-for-puppy-experience-could-file-suit-as-soon-as-next-week
Summary:
Despite a cease and desist order, protestors continued to rally outside of he Puppy Experience in Aquebogue over the weekend -- and an attorney for the store's owner said a lawsuit could be filed as soon as next week.

"We don't have any objection with them raising awareness," said Ronald T. Alber, Jr. of the Commack-based Alber & Loglisci, LLP, who sent a letter recently ordering the protesters to cease and desist, or else risk the filing of legal action, including a restraining order "enjoining any further injurious conduct."

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Thursday, 23 August 2012 20:00

Protestors Gear Up for National Dog Day

Publication/Event date: 2012-08-24
Publication name: Riverhead Patch
URL for more info: http://riverhead.patch.com/articles/protestors-gear-up-for-national-dog-day
Summary:
The Companion Animal Protection Society has been demonstrating outside the puppy store in recent months; the group was recently sent a cease and desist order from the shop owner, Scott Kaphan's, attorney but so far, Barbara Dennihy said they group has not heard anything further about the demand.

"CAPS has been holding educational demonstrations every weekend at local pet shops to educate consumers on the connection between puppy mills/puppy brokers and retail pet stores," Dennihy said. "Over three million puppies are produced in puppy mills across the United States every year for distribution to retail puppy stores, while in shelters across America over three million companion animals a year are euthanized, for no other reason except lack of space. What is wrong with this picture?" she asked.

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