Consumer outreach and education are both crucial aspects of CAPS effectiveness.  Only through awareness and information can consumers make informed decisions.

The cornerstone of outreach and education is a new consumer awareness advertising campaign entitled “Models Against Pet Shops and Puppy Mills” that combines glamorous fashion models with cute rescue dogs, including a puppy mill survivor.

To raise awareness about the horrors of the pet shops and puppy mills, CAPS has generated stories with leading media including CNN, "Dateline," "20/20," "Hard Copy," Reader's Digest, LIFE, People, Detroit Free Press, The Philadelphia Inquirer, The Boston Globe, and more.

Our presence on Facebook, twitter, YouTube and other social media engages people in an ongoing dialogue that inspires actions like peaceful protests.

Take a look through the various drop-down items in our Outreach section to learn more.

Bea's Beat

Blog with CAPS Spokesmodel Beatrice, a puppy mill survivor and vegan advocate.

Blog with Beatrice!

Deborah Howard

Deborah Howard

Learn more about Deborah Howard, president and founder of Companion Animal Protection Society.

Meet Deborah


Keep up-to-date about CAPS and read about issues affecting companion animals, especially those suffering in pet shops and puppy mills.

Visit CAPS Blog

Contact Us

Contact CAPS

Companion Animal Protection Society (CAPS)
759 CJC Hwy., #332
Cohasset, MA 02025
p: 339-309-0272
501 (c)(3) Tax ID#: 58-2040413

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Class Action Lawsuits

scales of justice

If you purchased a sick or dying puppy from Barkworks or Happiness is Pets, you may be able to join consumer class action lawsuits. The first step is to fill out the CAPS complaint form.

Read more about Happiness is Pets or Barkworks.

CAPS Complaint Form