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Putting the bite on puppy mills

By Julie Castle | June 22, 2011

As public awareness grows regarding the cruelty inherent in puppy mills and the pressure that puppy sales place on shelters, there is a welcome trend that is putting the squeeze on commercial breeding operations from both the supply and the demand side of this rotten business. Public sentiment is turning against the mills and their pet store outlets, pointing to the inevitable end of puppy mills. Last November, Missouri voters passed Proposition B, which put previously unimagined constraints on