It’s National Puppy day in the
today. The day not only celebrates the
magic of puppies, but more importantly, it's a day to help save orphaned
puppies across the globe and educate the public about the horrors of puppy
mills, as well as further the mission for a nation of puppy-free pet stores. US
Puppy mills take advantage of naive consumers who are not aware of the treatment the fluffy pups in the window endure: "Puppy mills house dogs in shockingly poor conditions. After their fertility wanes, breeding animals are often killed, abandoned or sold cheaply to another mill to try and get "one more litter" out of the dog. The annual result of all this breeding is millions of puppies, many with serious behaviour and/or health problems."
Puppy mills aren't the only challenge facing dogs. An estimated 3-4 million dogs and cats are euthanized each year in the