Publication name: Newsweek
URL for more info: http://mag.newsweek.com/2013/10/04/curb-your-dog-sales.html
Prepare to have your breakfast ruined.
In May 2010, the Office of the Inspector General investigated the arm of the USDA responsible for monitoring the so-called puppy mills that fill all those pet shop windows with adorable, yapping little dogs. The report lays bare explicit details of overcrowded facilities and disease-ridden animals, backed by graphic images of cruelty to dogs. At one puppy mill, inspectors found dogs so hungry they had turned to cannibalism. Dog was eating dog.
Publication/Event date: 2013-09-24
Publication name: Long Island Exchange
URL for more info: http://www.longislandexchange.com/press/2013/09/24/animal-groups-to-urge-governor-cuomo-to-sign-puppy-mill-bill-with-rally-at-bellmore-puppy-store/
(Long Island,NY) Orchestrating for Nature (LION) is hosting a 2-hour peaceful protest and educational demonstration outside of Worldwide Puppies and Kittens in Bellmore on October 12, 2013 in order to urge Governor Cuomo to sign A.740a/S.3753a, a bill that would allow local municipalities to regulate pet stores. This event will be attended by and is endorsed by two national organizations and several local organizations ranging from Manhattan to Brookhaven.