VegNews Daily

ASPCA Urges Consumers to Avoid Puppy Mill Dogs

The nonprofit has released a new holiday video encouraging consumers to avoid buying puppy-mill dogs.

Earlier this month, the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals released a holiday video titled “Puppies Are Not Toys” as part of its No Pet Store Puppies campaign. The video reveals how dogs from puppy mills are treated on a level akin to plush toys—manufactured and housed in warehouse-type conditions until they are ready to be sold, and destroying those who are not. The ASPCA also released a results from a poll conducted by Edge Research, which reveals that 37 percent of Americans (approximately 88 million people) are planning on purchasing a companion animal for the holidays and 59 percent may purchase gifts from stores that sell mill-puppies, allowing the puppy-mill industry to rake in more than $2.5 billion. Thankfully, consumer awareness seems to be on the rise, as The Humane Society of the United States recently announced more than 2,000 pet stores have banned puppy-mill dogs.

 Comments

New Study: Cow’s Milk Can Cause Early Death

Research results published in the British Medical Journal says what many leading doctors and nutritionists have been saying for years: ditch the milk.
Read More »

Los Angeles Museum Hosts “Ivory Crush” on November 6

The National Museum of Animals & Society sends message to illegal ivory trade.
Read More »

New York Times: We Want Your Veg Recipes!

This year, the media outlet is turning to its readers for the season's best meat-free recipes.
Read More »

Vegan Business Conference Kicks Off in Austin, TX

Aspiring vegan entrepreneurs flock to Austin for an action-packed business bootcamp.
Read More »

Acclaimed Los Angeles Vegan Restaurateur Passes Away

Molly Anderson of Los Angeles' award-winning Madeleine Bistro leaves behind a husband and four children.
Read More »

This Week on VegNews TV: The secret to these delightful sweet treats is white beans! Aylin Erman shows you how to make these simple blondies.

More Videos »