Dog breeders slam puppy farms

In this article published by the BBC shows, breeders and continuing to get more and more upset at the practices of puppy mills.  Puppy Mills are an extremely unethical way to raise a dog. 

And for good reason!

Puppy Mills take puppies and raise them in extremely cramped quarters.  Among other things, one extremely frustrating consequence of raising a puppy this way, is it robs the puppy of the opportunity for it’s mother to model the behavior of NOT pissing in it’s own bed.

Puppies raised in these tight quarters get used to peeing on themselves, and as a result are extremely difficult to every potty train, and some are NEVER able to master the habit.  I run into this problem a lot when I coach my clients on how to train a puppy, and one of the easiest ways to have a well trained dog is to make sure you don’t buy puppies from Puppy mills.

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  1. Darlene says:

    Puppy mills will continue to be in business as long as pet stores and owners are fooloish enough to buy from them. I do not know what it will take for people to stop, there certainly is enough talk and discussions on the subject. The mills are crossbredding and making a fortune from it and owners are keeping the vets well paid from their purchases. Something has to be done to get those mills closed.


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