99 percent of all puppies in pet stores come from puppy mills.
So if people stop buying from pet stores, if people stop buying over the internet, puppy mills will dry up.
Do pet stores get dogs from puppy mills?
Pet store puppies come from puppy mills.
Responsible breeders do not sell their puppies to pet stores because they want to meet their puppy buyers in person—and a majority of national breed clubs’ Codes of Ethics prohibit or discourage their members from selling their dogs to pet stores.
Where are puppy mill puppies sold?
Where are puppy mill puppies sold? There are two primary sales outlets for puppies bred in puppy mills: (1) pet stores, and (2) the Internet. Nearly all puppies sold at pet stores come from puppy mills. Pet stores are the primary sales outlet for puppy mills and are essential for keeping puppy mills in business.
Is PetSmart a puppy mill?
If your local pet store sells puppies, they are probably from puppy mills. Petco, Pets Plus Natural and PetSmart already offer dogs and cats from shelters for adoption in their stores. Go online to Petco.com or Petsmart.com and find a store near you or search for adoptable pets in your area through Petfinder.
What percent of pet stores buy from puppy mills?
Roughly 90 percent of puppies in pet stores come from puppy mills. Many retailers who buy animals from such facilities take the wholesaler’s word that the animals are happy and healthy without seeing for themselves.