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Puppy Mills

A puppy mill is a large-scale commercial dog breeding operation that places profit over the well-being of its dogs—who are often severely neglected—and acts without regard to responsible breeding practices.

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Despite the intense suffering of these dogs, puppy mills are operating all over the U.S. Help us stand up for victims of puppy mill cruelty.

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