Tag: Puppy Mills

Legally Brief: Neuter the Puppy Mills

April 5, 2016
ALDF’s legal experts are working every day to ensure that our nations animal protection laws are enforced and when they’re not, we take action.

Class Action Lawsuit Against Barkworks Pet Store Chain for Selling Sick “Puppy Mill” Puppies Will Proceed

March 28, 2016
Judge denied Barkworks’ attempt to dismiss lawsuit accusing it of consumer deception.

Animal Legal Defense Fund Files Complaint with USDA against Airedale Terrier Puppy Mill in New Mexico

February 29, 2016
Undercover video footage shows deplorable conditions at Torrance County’s Southern Roc.

ALDF Asks Court for Judgment in Lawsuit Against State Agriculture Department for Gutting “Dog Law”

February 11, 2016
Suit asserts agency lacks authority to change law.

Animal Legal Defense Fund Suit over Weak Puppy Mill Regulations Moves Forward

May 19, 2015
The Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania allowed a lawsuit filed by the national nonprofit Animal Legal Defense Fund (ALDF) to move forward against the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture.

Humane Education and the Future of Compassion

March 19, 2015
Humane education is one way the Animal Legal Defense Fund's mission to protect the lives and advance the interests of animals through the legal system can reach future generations.

Animal Legal Defense Fund Sues Pet Store Chain for Selling Sick and Injured “Puppy Mill” Puppies

September 25, 2014
False advertisement suit against “barkworks pups & stuff” has real bite.

Animal Legal Defense Fund Sues Pennsylvania Ag Department over Weak Puppy Mill Regulations

July 31, 2014
Watered down protections for nursing dogs violate state “dog law.”

ALDF Investigation Reveals Violations at Maryland’s Worst Breeding Facility Routinely Goes Unpunished

May 16, 2014
ALDF calls on feds to enforce penalties for violations of Animal Welfare Act.

Nebraska’s Worst Animal Breeders Revealed

January 13, 2014
After extensive review of the inspection records of commercial breeders in the state of Nebraska, ALDF sent a letterto the USDA, singling out the worst of these breeders and demanding the agency enforce the law against horrific violations of the federal Animal Welfare Act.

The Ghosts in Our Machine: A Film by Liz Marshall

October 31, 2013
This Halloween, let’s reflect on real ghosts: the billions of animals exploited for food, fur, and in laboratories, and the hidden suffering they endure.

Just Say No to Kennel License for Convicted Animal Abuser

September 23, 2013
According to recent reports, Director Pechart is considering issuing a commercial kennel license to John Esh, a former commercial kennel owner with a long history of animal welfare and animal cruelty violations.

Welcome Jessica Blome!

September 13, 2013
Join us in welcoming Iowa-native Jessica Blome to our California office as our newest legal champion of animals.

USDA Closes Internet Sale Loophole for Pet Breeders After Pressure from Animal Groups

September 10, 2013
The U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service took a significant step forward today for cats and dogs by closing the internet sale loophole to the Animal Welfare Act.

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