Companion Animal Protection Society

Truth Behind the Doggy in the Window

The following article, prepared by a CAPS investigator, originally appeared in the July/August 2007 issue of The Animals Voice Magazine and is reprinted here with permission from that publication.

Inside a small glass enclosure, a tiny ball of light brown fur with pointed ears and a black, whiskered muzzle nips at the tail of the rambunctious littermate sharing his cage. The puppies bite each other’s ears, chew each other’s toys, and snuggle up together to lay down for a nap.


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Deborah Howard

Deborah Howard

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

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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

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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.

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