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Sunday, 20 January 2013 22:05

Peaceful Protest at Puppy Parlor

Publication/Event date: 2013-01-19
Publication name: Lisle Patch
URL for more info: http://lisle.patch.com/announcements/peaceful-protest-at-puppy-parlor
Summary:
Wow! Look at all these dedicated people spreading the word about where the puppies at puppy parlor come from, puppy mills. Not only do they use JAK'S puppies, Oleo Acres and, Conrad Kennels, in my opinion they are breeding dogs in the back room. According to the Illinois Department Of Agriculture reports we have, there are 40 - 60 adult dogs in the back room, 2 to a cage. Once again, I ask, where do these dogs go to the bathroom? When are they taken for a walk? When do they get vet care? When are they socialized? If you go to petabuse.com and search for Oleo Acres, you'll find a report stating that 2 men from Iowa delivering the dogs from Oleo Acres in Iowa were convicted of animal cruelty in Chicago in 2012. The police found the dogs stacked in cages, covered in urine and feces. Please visit www.caps-web.org and see the undercover investigation on Van Wyck, Prairie Lane Kennels, another mill this place uses. And to those two little creepy men walking around harassing us all day? We'll be back just to see you.
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Wednesday, 16 January 2013 12:26

Puppy Parlor Pet Shop: Puppy Mill in Lisle, IL?

Publication/Event date: 2013-01-15
Publication name: Cindy Lu's Muse
URL for more info: http://cindylusmuse.blogspot.com/2013/01/puppy-parlor-pet-shop-puppy-mill-in.html#.UPbhb6FU7vk
Summary:
Much like in a residence, most visitors to the Puppy Parlor enter and spend their time in the front section (or parlor, if you will). Few ever step foot in the rear of the building, and definitely no visitors. The back room of the Puppy Parlor in Lisle has apparently been a well-kept secret - until now. Concerned citizens have expressed that it appears to be a puppy factory in its own right, within a store that sells dogs from puppy mills.

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Publication/Event date: 2013-01-12
Publication name: Lisle Patch
URL for more info: http://lisle.patch.com/announcements/puppy-parlor-protest-1-12-2012
Summary:
Another peaceful demonstration educating the public about the back room of the puppy parlor.  Today the puppy parlor installed "security cameras" at the back door to the back room in the alley.   They were putting up signs that say "Smile you're on camera".  I watched one of the two men dress from the back of a van they were using, putting clothes on from the van, pants down, zippers being pulled up, thank the high heavens I didn't see any more, looked away, what a class act, cigarettes hanging from their mouth....installing these so called "cameras".   They are probably fake, but just how really stupid can you be?  We know we have to hide the back room, so we'll put up cameras????  What a blatant admission of guilt.  I have NEVER seen this on any business anywhere.  Why would you put that on a back door to your business?  This is a business that sells to the public.  The public has a right to know what they are buying.  Why would somebody do this?  Because they don't want you to see what you are buying?  Smile, puppy parlor, you're on camera.
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Publication/Event date: 2013-01-05
Publication name: Lisle Patch
URL for more info: http://lisle.patch.com/announcements/puppy-parlor-protest-1-5-2013
Summary:
Wow, we had over 30 people at the protest today! Awareness is spreading about that back room at the Puppy Parlor on Main St. in Lisle. I have to ask once again, are those dogs ever taken outside? Do they have vet care? How old are those adult dogs in the cages? Do they ever touch grass? Do they ever see sunlight? When you stack those cages three high, where does the feces and urine go? In my opinion, this is a puppy mill. According to our inspection reports from the Illinois Dept. Of Agriculture, it states you have 40 to 60 ADULT DOGS TWO TO A CAGE in that back room. But nobody sees that back room. All they see are puppies for sale in the front of the store. I would really really like my questions above answered. If I owned a business, and someone were asking me questions, I would surely answer them. I've also included pictures of Nick & Tiffany Menne courtesy of Iowa Voters For Companion Animals, a breeder this store uses. Dogs outside all year round, no shelter from the elements. We'll be here every Saturday from 1:00 - 3:00.
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Publication/Event date: 2012-12-24
Publication name: Lisle Patch
URL for more info: http://lisle.patch.com/announcements/puppy-parlor-on-main-street-protest
Summary:
Puppy Parlor on Main St. in Lisle sells dogs from puppy mills. This store sells dogs from Dennis & Donna Van Wyck, Prairie Kennels, a puppy mill in Iowa, and many other puppy millers.  The Companion Animal Protection Society has the undercover investigation of this kennel, please visit www.caps-web.org to view it.  And if that's not bad enough, we would also like to know why there are over 40 adult dogs, two to a cage, being fed with hamster tubes in the back of the store.  The cages are stacked on each other, three high.  Are the dogs breeding back there?  That's how the puppy millers do it.  They put two dogs in a cage and force them to breed.  The owner will not allow anyone to view the back room, but we have inspection reports from the Illinois Department Of Agriculture with the pictures they took.  Is this a puppy mill in Lisle?   I walked in the alley behind the store and could hear the dogs screaming and crying.  Do they ever get out of the cage?  Just where do these dogs go to the bathroom?  In the cage?  Do they get any vet care?  Do they get anything at all?  The smell by the back door is horrendous!  Please everyone, take a walk back there and get a whiff of this, and hear the dogs screaming.  In my opinion, this is animal abuse and running a puppy mill.  We held a peaceful protest on Sunday and will continue to educate the public every weekend.  If you want to join us, that would be great! Join us at our next protest, Saturday December 29th from 1:00 - 3:00. Please contact me at CAPS, website above,  Ida McCarthy, if anyone has any information on this place.  Thank you!

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