|Muenster the Pomeranian spent the first part of his life in filthy, deplorable conditions. He was one of 130 dogs the ASPCA rescued from a crowded Alabama puppy mill, where many were suffering from serious, untreated medical and behavioral issues. Since his rescue, Muenster has been recovering at the ASPCA and is making excellent progress. He will soon be ready to join a loving home.Unfortunately, tens of thousands of puppy mill dogs are not as lucky as Muenster. Dogs in these facilities are typically housed in tiny, overcrowded cages in unsanitary conditions, without proper veterinary care or adequate access to food and water—and many live out their entire lives without ever experiencing kindness, love or human affection.
That’s why we need your help on Tuesday, July 21, as we celebrate national No Pet Store Puppies Day. If you are ready to stand with us against puppy mill cruelty, please take action now. Here are three ways to get started:
1) Visit our all-new No Pet Store Puppies site. On the site, you can find out if your state regulates commercial breeders, as well as how you can help end this cruelty.
2) Sign the pledge not to buy anything from pet stores that sell puppies. This is a great opportunity to ask your family and friends to sign the pledge as well, and to remind them to adopt, not shop for, their next pet.
3) Make a donation today. We believe that no dog should suffer for profit, and while we are making progress toward ending the abuse, we can’t do it alone. You can help the ASPCA continue our fight against puppy mills, and all animal suffering, by donating today.
Help us meet our goal of 5,000 actions against puppy mills by July 21. Increase your impact and take all three actions by midnight on Monday! Puppy mill dogs are counting on us. Together, we can make a difference.