The Truth Behind Puppy Mills Essay

1353 Words Dec 11th, 2015 6 Pages
The Truth Behind Puppy Mills
All Puppy Mills should be shut down because of the inhumane treatment to the animals.
For animal lovers, or just anybody who cares about living things, this might mean something. For those who read articles about injured dogs and just cry, or get mad and say how something should be done about it, then this is for those people. Let’s actually do something about it. In puppy mills all over the world, there can be anywhere from 10-1,000 or more breeding dogs. Most of these dogs won’t make it out of the mill alive.
For the people who support puppy mills, take a step back, and look at what really goes on at those mills. Yes, there are some good things that can come out of them. Like, without them, where would the pet stores get their puppies and other animals from? There is no problem with the puppy mills that are actually taking care of the animals and running their mill the way state law requires it. With the mills that aren’t running correctly, and are mistreating the animals, there is a big problem. Criminal neglect and abuse to animals is illegal and you can pay a fine, have probation, or have to serve jail time.
Almost every single puppy that people see in pet stores are from a puppy mill. These puppies look happy, and that’s probably because they now aren’t in the inhumane conditions they had to be in at the mill. The article, End Puppy Mills claims, “It’s estimated that there are 15,000 puppy mills just in the U.S., all forcing dogs to…

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