Tag Archives: california pet shops

CAPS Investigator’s Journal: The Truth Behind Select Puppies and Pet Connect Rescue

I’m Pete, the lead investigator for the Companion Animal Protection Society. Since 2003, I’ve been undercover to many hundreds of puppy mills and pet shops for CAPS. This work has helped shut down many notorious puppy mills, including the large-scale breeding and brokering facility of…Read more

David Salinas: California’s Pet Shop Kingpin

David Salinas has come a long way from selling puppies from the garage of his San Diego home. Today, he has an empire of 10 pet shops: five in Southern California, four in Utah and one in Nevada and is notorious for selling mill-bred puppies…Read more

New York and California Legislative Updates

New York and California Legislative Updates Banning the Sale of Dogs, Cats and Rabbits at Pet Shops Money talks. We all know it. The purveyors of mill-bred animals know it, too—it’s the whole reason they created their twisted industry. To make money. Here at CAPS,…Read more

National City Passes Pet Shop Ordinance to Close Loophole in California Law

The National City, California, City Council passed, by 4 – 1, a critical pet shop ordinance night on September 3, 2019. The purpose of the ordinance, which goes into effect 30 days after passage, is to close the loophole in The Pet Rescue and Adoption…Read more
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