Happiness is NOT Pets Protest

Happiness is NOT Pets Protest

From March 29, 2014 1:00 pm until March 29, 2014 3:00 pm Save to calendar

At 1542 Ogden Avenue, Downers Grove, IL 60515, USA 1542 Ogden Avenue, Downers Grove, IL 60515, USA

Posted by Veronica Rodriguez


Categories: CAPS Protests

Join us for a peaceful demonstration to educate the public where pet store puppies come from. We have plenty of signs and brochures, but we need you! Please don't park in the strip mall, use the side streets instead. Thank you!

Happiness is Pets (HIP) is a chain with five stores in the Chicago area with more than 25 years of selling puppy mill dogs. CAPS is currently sponsoring regular protests in two of their locations and working with a Chicago law firm on a consumer class action lawsuit. CAPS has received numerous complaints through our online complaint form from customers who purchased sick and dying puppies.

Thanks to the CAPS team in Chicago, we continue to get media coverage and expose HIP as a puppy mill front (the company transports puppies from Iowa and Missouri mills and for the most part, HIP does its own brokering). The distemper outbreak linked to HIP, which received extensive media coverage, is yet another example of how businesses like these are not only inhumane but also detrimental to the community. CAPS has investigated many of the breeders and brokers supplying puppies to HIP.


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