In 2011 the ASPCA (American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals) launched their “No Pet Store Puppies” campaign after research found that 78% of consumers in the US are unaware that most puppies sold in pet stores come from large-scale commercial breeding operations – also known as puppy mills.
A new puppy is a great addition to any family. If this is the first cuddly addition to yours, congratulations! Life with a new puppy is a rewarding and exciting experience. But alongside that excitement comes some serious responsibilities.