Burbank, California, joins elite club of 30 municipalities across North America that are now part of a growing trend to stop puppy mills at the point of sale.
Rather than attacking puppy mills, the Best Friends’ strategy to combat mills is to eliminate the market and distribution outlets for commercially bred puppies through local public education and local ordinances.
Thank You! Best Friends directly saves or fixes over 90,000 animals in 2012.
No-Kill Los Angeles has already met its 2012 goal in reducing shelter deaths and is pushing the envelope even further.
Best Friends leads the effort as L.A. City Council approves ordinance that bans the retail sale of dogs, cat and rabbits.
Breaking news: Los Angeles City Council approves ordinance banning retail sale of dogs, cats and rabbits.
Best Friends’ national dog walk, Strut Your Mutt, raised $1,280,365 for homeless pets, with over $866,000 of that going directly to 153 Best Friends No More Homeless Pets Network partners across the country.
Strut Your Mutt events in L.A. and SLC last Saturday were huge success. SYM events this Saturday will likely push total amount raised for the animals over $1 million.
L.A. considers ordinance to ban sale of dogs, cats and rabbits.