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I wish they had the videos from the news story on here. They showed Puppy Mills and Pet Stores on there with terrible looking puppies. Parvo and Hip Dysplasia. It was sad but the next time someone is thinking about getting a puppy from a pet store I'll show them this article....

http://www.woai.com/news/local/story.aspx?...a6-e6c2c6b499b3

If this excerpt doesn't make you sick... I dunno what will...





"Generally, those, in my opinion, are not the best places to buy pets. They often have more disease and they may have very questionable genetics and have orthopedic problems or infectious disease problems," says Dr. Anderson.

So when you want to add a new family member, where do you go? The Trouble Shooters tried a different route.

We checked out ads in the classifieds. We answered a couple of them and what we found concerned us.

At one location, where small dogs were being sold, the owner asked us, "You're not connected to the Humane Society, are you?"

The puppies looked okay but it was what else the owner said that got our attention.

"There's no such thing as cruelty to your own dogs. You can be cruel to somebody else's dog, but you could eat yours for breakfast if you want to," he said.

At a second location, the Trouble Shooters entered a house filled with puppies, row after row of cages. And in the garage, there were even more dogs. The smell was overwhelming but the dogs looked clean.
 

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Thanks for posting this. Right in time to remind everyone that pet store puppies do not make good Christmas presents.
 

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I wish everyone who wanted a dog could see this first. It's so sad that these "breeders" keep making money so the misery continues.

Thanks for sharing the article.
 
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