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2013: A benchmark year for Best Friends and the animals

The past 12 months have been a time of lifesaving progress for Best Friends and the animals.

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USDA tightens regulations for Internet sales by breeders

It’s a huge win for the animals as the USDA tightens regulations for breeders selling via the Internet.

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Ban on sale of puppies in L.A.

Los Angeles is another step closer to becoming NKLA as law that outlaws sale of puppies, kittens and rabbits by pet stores takes effect.

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West Virginia legislation aims to crack down on puppy mill abuses

West Virginia legislation aims to crack down on puppy mill abuses by improving conditions in mills.

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Pet store puppies damaged by puppy mill practices

Best Friends–led study reveals puppy mill dogs exhibit behavioral issues at higher rate than dogs from noncommercial breeders.

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NBC report exposes AKC

NBC’s report on the “Today Show” exposes AKC’s lax inspection program for licensed breeders.

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Another victory! California continues to lead the way for puppies

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.

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After decades of frustration, a new strategy against puppy mills

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.

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Los Angeles poised to take the lead against puppy mills

L.A. considers ordinance to ban sale of dogs, cats and rabbits.

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Support USDA proposal to close puppy mill loophole

Comment period on USDA proposal to more actively regulate puppy mills extended through Aug. 15.

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