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  • dog breeders
    How to buy a responsibly bred puppy
    A dog can be a great companion and has been called “man’s best friend.” Many people are happy with a wonderful mixed breed dog adopted from a reputable animal shelter, not a pet store where pet breeding and lineage are very...
  • USDA Has Taken Steps to Prevent Sale of Animals on "Sight Unseen" Basis
    USDA Has Taken Steps to Prevent Sale of Animals on "Sight Unseen" Basis
    Despite the recent government shutdown, the United States Department of Agriculture confirmed a significant change to the Animal Welfare Act in September of this year. First proposed in 2011, this change expands the definition of the term, &ldquo...
  • Giving voice to animals
    Quebec will end killing of animals in gas chambers and regulations for breeders
    QUEBEC CITY, Oct. 22, 2013 - According to a press release, the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, Mr. François Gendron, announced that the implementation of a new regulation on the safety and well -being of cats...
  • USDA regulates online puppy sellers
    USDA cracks down on dog breeders selling online
    There is often a conflict between businesses that sell online and offline. The problem is offline businesses are usually faced with far more of a burden in the way of licensing and regulations. This is certainly the case with online puppy sales...
  • Pixies - Bagboy
    Pixies lose a member, give away a surprise new song
    This morning, two weeks after bassist Kim Deal officially left the band, the Pixies have released their first new song in nearly a decade. "Bagboy" is strange, even for the band. It lacks the unorthodox sing-along quality that is the...
  • Lady Tsunade & KaKashi Sensi
    What to be aware of before buying or adopting your pet
    Are you looking for a new addition to your family? Where to go and what you should know before you make that life changing decision.There are a lot of choices to be had when looking for a cute cuddly cat or dog. Each one requires a certain amount...
  • Allegro gets a second chance
    Past due: Minn. breeder law needed now
    Animal welfare activists are hoping that 2013 is the year to finally pass a law that would protect cats and dogs bred for profit in the state of Minnesota. Unlike neighboring Iowa, Wisconsin, and Nebraska, the state of Minnesota has no law to...
  • Chris Brown with dog on tow chain
    Chris Brown breeds and sells while innocent puppies die
    Breeding kills innocent dogs. That is a solid fact. For every puppy Chris Brown breeds and sells, an innocent puppy will die. Even with a huge shortage of appropriate homes, greedy 'entrepreneurs' like Chris Brown continue to mate and...
  • E litter Puppies at 4 weeks
    The Price of a German Shepherd Puppy
    Once you decide to purchase a puppy from a breeder and begin your search, you may be slightly surprised at the prices that breeders charge. Some people feel the price is too high and are discouraged from purchasing from a good breeder. Others...
  • The internet has made the United States smaller.
    Are Maryland and California really that far apart when it comes to unfair laws?
    The internet has made the United States a smaller place when it comes to common interests. Sites like Yahoo Groups and Facebook, for example, have helped to unite rabbit breeders from all over the country regardless of their location.Yahoo groups...
  • How to identify a hoarder
    Spotlight on animal hoarding: How to identify a hoarder
    Television shows like A&E's Hoarders have started to showcase an ongoing problem: Animal Hoarding.Contrary to popular belief, animal hoarders do not all live in "the sticks".Cases in the Chicago area have proven and brought to...
  • Euki vom Haus Weinbrand at 7.5 weeks
    What to look for in a breeder (Part 2 of 3)
    Once you have found a breeder who has AKC registered dogs with the proper health testing completed on both parents it is time to dig a little deeper! Health is very important in your future puppy, but it is by far not the only factor! What good is...
  • Tessa
    URGENT - Action Required
    I didn't write this. This is copied directly from an e-mail I received from the ASPCA. PLEASE do what you can to get this bill passed. Tell all your friends and family to get involved as well. These animals need our help!Texas's commercial...
  • Rottweiler Puppy
    Breeder licensing bill would crack down on puppy mills in Minnesota
    There is a new effort to eradicate puppy mills in Minnesota. The Animal Humane Society is asking Minnesota pet lovers to contact their state lawmakers and request they vote in favor of a bill that would require all commercial breeders to register...
  • Content Kitten
    Purebred felines vs. pound kitties
    A small kitten can bring joy to just about every family.Hourscan be spent watching a youthful feline chase a play mouse or piece of string.Once their energy dissipates, curling up for a napwitha loving owner is just what this pet adores. Whenan...