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8/6/2014: Terrible news for animal activists came out of Missouri today with the Passage of the "Right to Farm" Amendment which provides a near carte blanche to Missouri's farming industry. This includes the "farming" of cats and dogs, and now blocks anti-cruelty regulation and might even undo past animal rights victories. Sign now to show you won't stand for Missouri's horrible practices!
Goal: 30,000 Progress: 23,114
Sponsored by: The Animal Rescue Site

Puppy mills in Missouri are causing needless pain and suffering for countless dogs. These are facilities that keep dogs in tiny enclosures or wire cages where they sit alone for hours on end without any human contact or exercise. They often aren't even allowed contact with other dogs, and they must endure abhorrent conditions because they aren't let out for stretching or relieving themselves.

According to the Humane Society, Missouri currently leads the nation in puppy mills. This is despite the narrow passage of Prop B in 2010 which was specifically aimed at curbing this brutal industry and additional regulations in 2011 which imposed stricter rules on dog breeding.

Clearly, the state's recent legislation is not enough. Missouri has to take its puppy mill problem seriously! Sign the petition asking Missouri Governor Jay Nixon to lend his support to stopping the puppy mill trade in Missouri once and for all. Ask him to support legislation that ensures these poor, innocent animals are given the chance to live healthy and happy lives in proper facilities in the state of Missouri.

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Dear Governor Jay Nixon,

As a concerned animal advocate, I am appalled to hear about the atrocities being committed in Missouri puppy mills. The dogs in these facilities are being treated very poorly—forced to live in wire cages among their own waste, and given very little contact with humans or other animals. To me, this is the definition of prison.

Yet, what have these dogs done to deserve this kind of treatment? The lack of exercise, sunlight, and contact with other animals and humans is detrimental to a dog's development. It's simply no way to treat any living thing.

Despite the passage of legislation that promised solutions to the problem, Missouri continues to be the nation's worst state for puppy mills. This cannot continue!

Puppy mill dogs don't live healthy lives, and it's our job to advocate on their behalf. Please join the fight for the welfare of these innocent creatures.

Thank you for your time.

Petition Signatures

Sep 18, 2014 Ligia Fernanda Quinto-Alves
Sep 18, 2014 Ena Roy Try to b human not a monster.no to puppymills.
Sep 18, 2014 adriana rodriguez
Sep 18, 2014 Debbie Harris Let's put an end to the puppy mills!!
Sep 18, 2014 priscilla delong
Sep 18, 2014 brittany dixon
Sep 18, 2014 Tracey Schmitt
Sep 18, 2014 (Name not displayed)
Sep 18, 2014 Tina Kim
Sep 18, 2014 (Name not displayed)
Sep 18, 2014 (Name not displayed) Rescue instead, stop the puppy mills!
Sep 18, 2014 Darleen Marie Leynes
Sep 18, 2014 (Name not displayed) NO PUPPY MILLS MISSOURI!!!!
Sep 18, 2014 Kelly Masquida
Sep 18, 2014 Jane Buller
Sep 18, 2014 Elle Fooks
Sep 18, 2014 (Name not displayed) Makes me sick. These poor animals deserve a chance to. And just want to be loved and looked after like any when else. Totally disgusting how any when could do This......
Sep 18, 2014 pam clemens
Sep 18, 2014 chelsea kennedy plz save these poor animals its so sad to see how they are treated
Sep 18, 2014 Jemma Lee-Fenyn
Sep 18, 2014 Argelia zajia
Sep 18, 2014 (Name not displayed)
Sep 18, 2014 Hokky Butler
Sep 18, 2014 dorina kramer Have a heart and stop the abuse of helpless animals. They are companions , and they are cruelly abused in your state.
Sep 18, 2014 Angela Mackenzie Stop with the puppy mills. Support rescue dogs instead.
Sep 18, 2014 (Name not displayed)
Sep 18, 2014 (Name not displayed)
Sep 18, 2014 Nancy Huynh
Sep 18, 2014 (Name not displayed) Por favor piensen en los animales.
Sep 18, 2014 omar mejia
Sep 18, 2014 Maureen Parker
Sep 18, 2014 Timothy Parker
Sep 18, 2014 jolyn teon No! Every animals have their right. Don't simply take their lifes away for your own good. Don't be selfish and heartless. We are all God creation so do treat everyone include animals fairly.
Sep 18, 2014 Farin Smither
Sep 18, 2014 angela gonzales` stop the madness!!!
Sep 18, 2014 (Name not displayed)
Sep 18, 2014 Janet Grimmett I'm beginning to understand why the people of Texas call your state 'Misery' instead of Missouri. Despicable.
Sep 18, 2014 georgia hunt Disgusting.
Sep 18, 2014 marie caple The puppy mills ate a abominatipn to our society. It just shows you how the almighty follar create greed and leaves the heart with no room for empathy, love or compassion.
Sep 18, 2014 Vilma Metrikiene
Sep 18, 2014 (Name not displayed)
Sep 18, 2014 Kristin Sykes Save the puppy's from these heartless people!!!!
Sep 18, 2014 Raul Fuentes Puppy mills are cruel and inhumane. Animal cruelty is always a result of greedy and selfish moronic people. Hey Missouri...since you are the " Show me state", how about showing support to stop this cruelty?
Sep 18, 2014 Christina Hatton
Sep 18, 2014 Lena Williams Dogs are NOT money machines. How would you like it if YOU were locked in a cage and forced to breed on demand?... You are supposed to be human, so start by being HUMANE.
Sep 18, 2014 Georgia Wilson
Sep 18, 2014 Kathrine Cole-Leathers It is hard for me to believe that in 2017 that we have not evolved past treating living things , the same way we would treat a sack of potatoes.
Sep 18, 2014 Melinda Lauderdale Stop The Mills
Sep 18, 2014 Sharon Link No puppy mills

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