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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: 31,256
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


Jan 27, 2015 Lauren Bettencourt
Jan 27, 2015 boutry françoise inadmissible
Jan 26, 2015 mirella parmigiani
Jan 26, 2015 Pamela Evans
Jan 26, 2015 Ariadne Johnson
Jan 26, 2015 (Name not displayed)
Jan 26, 2015 aura MIX
Jan 26, 2015 Linda Bachmanek
Jan 26, 2015 linda fullam
Jan 26, 2015 Diana Ahearn
Jan 26, 2015 Isabelle Kuchta
Jan 25, 2015 Janina Grage
Jan 25, 2015 Kelsey Striffler
Jan 25, 2015 Shannon VanArsdall
Jan 25, 2015 Wanda Russell
Jan 25, 2015 diane mulhern
Jan 25, 2015 Loreta Bernotaite
Jan 25, 2015 Tempest Miller
Jan 25, 2015 Barbara Bila
Jan 25, 2015 Amelia Hunter
Jan 24, 2015 (Name not displayed)
Jan 24, 2015 (Name not displayed)
Jan 24, 2015 Stacey McCurley
Jan 24, 2015 Kathleen Thompson
Jan 24, 2015 juanita patrick
Jan 24, 2015 Sheri Belisle
Jan 23, 2015 emily brown
Jan 23, 2015 suzan h
Jan 23, 2015 Valerie felicione
Jan 23, 2015 betty west this is so inhuman. This should not be allowed in any of the states. As a matter of fact no where in the world. How any government can let this happen is beyond me.
Jan 23, 2015 (Name not displayed)
Jan 23, 2015 rose ann hodges
Jan 23, 2015 dulce aldrette
Jan 23, 2015 Jennifer Lapp
Jan 23, 2015 Ginny Robinson
Jan 23, 2015 Evelyne DOMPMARTIN-DERI
Jan 23, 2015 (Name not displayed) Stop the puppy mills!!!!!!
Jan 23, 2015 Shirley LaBarge
Jan 23, 2015 Joan Foran
Jan 22, 2015 nicole leo
Jan 22, 2015 Rhonda Snyder
Jan 22, 2015 Donna Sandell
Jan 22, 2015 (Name not displayed)
Jan 22, 2015 Michael Budnick
Jan 22, 2015 sharon miskofski STOP THIS CRUELTY!!!
Jan 22, 2015 (Name not displayed)
Jan 22, 2015 patricia decamp
Jan 22, 2015 Cheryl young
Jan 22, 2015 (Name not displayed) Please stop these mills. This is not necessary. Dogs and cats deserve a free and happy life.
Jan 22, 2015 Amanda McClure

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