The past 12 months have been a time of lifesaving progress for Best Friends and the animals.
It’s a huge win for the animals as the USDA tightens regulations for breeders selling via the Internet.
Los Angeles is another step closer to becoming NKLA as law that outlaws sale of puppies, kittens and rabbits by pet stores takes effect.
West Virginia legislation aims to crack down on puppy mill abuses by improving conditions in mills.
Best Friends–led study reveals puppy mill dogs exhibit behavioral issues at higher rate than dogs from noncommercial breeders.
NBC’s report on the “Today Show” exposes AKC’s lax inspection program for licensed breeders.
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.
L.A. considers ordinance to ban sale of dogs, cats and rabbits.
Comment period on USDA proposal to more actively regulate puppy mills extended through Aug. 15.