Puppy Mills Inhumane

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Puppy Mills: An Inhumane Reproduction
There are many people in the world who want to stop the inhumane reproduction between dogs in puppy mills. However not a lot of people know puppy mills exist or where their dog really came from. Puppy mills are an establishment that breeds puppies for sale, on an intensive basis and these conditions are inhumane. Dogs inside puppy mills spend their lives in small cages being neglected and forced to breed repeatedly with no recovery time in between. Puppy mills usually house dogs in overcrowded and unsanitary conditions without adequate veterinary care, food, water or socialization. Although some may question why puppy mills are unnecessary or illegal, puppy mills should not exist because of their effect
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Neglected puppies inside puppy mills will most likely stay there for a short while, given that some mills sell up to 150 puppies a week. “The Pet Industry Joint Advisory Council estimates that American pet stores alone sell between 300,000 and 400,000 puppies a year” (Dionne). The breeding animals can never leave their cage, imprisoned in overcrowded, filthy cages and bred repeatedly until the female dogs no longer can. The puppies have little to no vet care, poor-quality food, and small living …show more content…
Although Dionne, Sandra, and Wirth all have the same view they all have different reasons why puppy mills need to come to an end. Dionne writes about the general area of what puppy mills are and how the dogs are being treated in the puppy mills affecting how they live and behave. Dionne continues to write about how people can stop puppy mills. Offering more about the topic, Wirth states why puppy mills started in the first place and continues to state that the dogs are not being well treated. The lack of nutrition and vaccination causes the dogs to get diseases as well as behaviour issues. Another writer writing about the issue of puppy mills is Sandra. Sandra argues that a pet store puppy comes from a puppy mill and people need to stop buying puppies from pet stores because it supports puppy

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