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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: 45,000 Progress: 41,330
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


Dec 13, 2017 Leslie Arno
Dec 12, 2017 Meher Behrana
Dec 10, 2017 (Name not displayed)
Dec 9, 2017 Jeanne Bradbury
Dec 9, 2017 Irene Gratacos
Dec 7, 2017 Danessa Williams controlled legislation will not fix this because there is no one to enforce the legislation. SHUT DOWN ALL puppy mills. We do NOT need any!!
Dec 3, 2017 Donna Tanner
Dec 1, 2017 NANCY CATANIA
Dec 1, 2017 Frank Catania
Nov 28, 2017 Michalla Mitchell
Nov 26, 2017 Dianne Dungay
Nov 25, 2017 Sue Britton
Nov 22, 2017 Kristel Soles
Nov 22, 2017 Trisha Soles
Nov 22, 2017 deborah adatto
Nov 22, 2017 Becky Hawkins
Nov 22, 2017 Susan Bradshaw
Nov 22, 2017 Siara Lara
Nov 21, 2017 Karen Duncan Sadistic, barbaric abuse for pure human greed!!! Karma will suck for those involved in this animal holocaust!!!
Nov 20, 2017 Penny Fleischman Be an answer to the problem. Not THE problem.
Nov 20, 2017 Beth Stauber
Nov 19, 2017 nichole watts
Nov 18, 2017 Stacey Govito
Nov 18, 2017 Nicholas Chatfield
Nov 18, 2017 Sarah Macias
Nov 18, 2017 Nancy Austin This is a horrible way to treat a living thing! Please just stop!
Nov 18, 2017 Patty Brothag
Nov 17, 2017 Sally eagan
Nov 17, 2017 Katt Sims
Nov 17, 2017 Jeanette Desmomd
Nov 17, 2017 Janina Brzezina
Nov 17, 2017 Susan Purcell
Nov 17, 2017 HELGA Jelus
Nov 16, 2017 Nancy Rooney
Nov 16, 2017 Lindsey Dakin
Nov 16, 2017 Stacy Anderson
Nov 16, 2017 Norma Torrey
Nov 16, 2017 (Name not displayed)
Nov 16, 2017 Jodi Ford
Nov 16, 2017 Glenda Valle
Nov 16, 2017 (Name not displayed) Outrageous. These inhumane places serve only to make $$$ for greedy, uncaring (sub) humans
Nov 16, 2017 Arlene Keener
Nov 16, 2017 Ashley Wong
Nov 16, 2017 Tara Taylor
Nov 16, 2017 Nancy Jacobs
Nov 16, 2017 Mary Sims
Nov 15, 2017 Angie McCaughey
Nov 15, 2017 Gillian Shults
Nov 15, 2017 maria mirabela
Nov 14, 2017 Kaitlin McGonigle

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