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They need our
protection.


 

CAPS is the only national non-profit organization dedicated exclusively to protecting companion animals from abuse in puppy mills and pet shops.

 

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The Problem:
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leading to high rates
of euthanasia.


Miracle in Missouri: Gov, activists, breeders reach deal on kennel bill

Monday, 18 April 2011 20:00
Publication/Event date: 2011-04-19

Publication name: philly.com / Philly Dawg

URL for more info: http://www.philly.com/philly/blogs/pets/Miracle-in-Missouri-Gov-activists-breeders-reach-deal-on-kennel-bill.html

Summary:
Last week it looked like Proposition B, "The Puppy Mill Cruelty Prevention Act," in Missouri was dead.

Lawmakers in the puppy mill capital of the nation had scuttled the voter-approved referendum aimed at making commercial kennels - of which there are more than 1,000  - more humane.

Today Gov. Nixon announced a deal to save the major provisions of the proposition, drawing praise from animal welfare advocates, breeders and the farm lobby alike.

"The agreement that was signed today upholds the intent of the voters, protects dogs and ensures that Missouri agriculture will continue to grow," said Nixon in a statement.

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