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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: 41,417
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

Feb 24, 2018 Trudi Loyd
Feb 24, 2018 celeste horn
Feb 23, 2018 Rosanne Anderson
Feb 23, 2018 (Name not displayed)
Feb 23, 2018 Barbara Kadetsky
Feb 23, 2018 Terri Robb
Feb 23, 2018 Robert Keiser
Feb 23, 2018 Corinne Miller
Feb 23, 2018 Claire Egger
Feb 22, 2018 Andrey Yushchenko
Feb 22, 2018 Brooke Prather
Feb 21, 2018 Catherine Williams
Feb 21, 2018 jude lotz
Feb 21, 2018 LINDA FANCHER
Feb 21, 2018 Marguerite Panzica
Feb 21, 2018 Ed Zehel
Feb 20, 2018 Sarah Mallows
Feb 20, 2018 Socorro Wapelhorst
Feb 20, 2018 Nora Sachs
Feb 20, 2018 James Brown
Feb 19, 2018 Joanna Prideaux
Feb 19, 2018 Michelle Murphy
Feb 19, 2018 Jenny Fortsch
Feb 19, 2018 Eva Barrington
Feb 19, 2018 (Name not displayed)
Feb 18, 2018 Barbara Siewert
Feb 18, 2018 Wanda Anthony
Feb 18, 2018 Lynne Burnell
Feb 17, 2018 (Name not displayed)
Feb 17, 2018 John Chambers
Feb 16, 2018 Kim Svien
Feb 16, 2018 ruth goguen
Feb 14, 2018 Anita Phaneuf
Feb 14, 2018 Rebecca Burnett
Feb 14, 2018 Lili Shintani
Feb 14, 2018 tara labrie
Feb 13, 2018 Karen Duncan
Feb 13, 2018 Gina Lippa Outlaw Puppy Mills in the entire US. There are millions of dogs that are euthanized yearly in the US. Over breeding is huge problem that contributes to the overpopulation. Breeding should be allowed on a small scale only and regulated!
Feb 13, 2018 Dr Lori Ugolik
Feb 12, 2018 (Name not displayed)
Feb 11, 2018 Margarida Valadao
Feb 11, 2018 patrick felix
Feb 10, 2018 Nalini Persad
Feb 10, 2018 Stacey Cannon
Feb 10, 2018 (Name not displayed)
Feb 10, 2018 Lynne Minore
Feb 10, 2018 Jane Davidson
Feb 9, 2018 Barbara Vinson
Feb 8, 2018 (Name not displayed)
Feb 5, 2018 Elba Bond

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