Iowa Puppy Mills Filling Pet Store Cages Across the US

This is shared from my friend Mindy at Bailing Out Benji. Iowa is one of the worst states for puppy mills. Iowa has some of the worst laws protecting companion animals. The only way to stop this is to educate people about the horrible lives of dogs in puppy mills. Many of these dogs will end up in your local pet store. There are so many wonderful animals in shelters who need to be adopted. Please adopt, don’t shop!

Bailing out Benji

It is no secret that Iowa is one of the worst states in the nation when it comes to the number of puppy mills. We have over 220 puppy mills and we export over 100,000 puppies across state lines annually. These puppies go to other brokers (person who makes a living buying puppies and selling them at a higher price) or the puppies go straight to pet stores. The Hunte Corporation is the biggest broker in the United States, they supply  approximately 80% of pet stores with their puppies (around 85,000 sold in one year alone). The Hunte Corp is simply a company of puppy buyers, and then they resell them for a profit. In the most recent issue of the Iowa Pet Breeders Association directory, the Hunte Corporation had an advertisement that said they would give you a free bag of dog food for every puppy sold. While the Hunte Corporation…

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