Tag: Puppy Mills
Animal Legal Defense Fund Files Nationwide Racketeering Class Action Lawsuit Against PetlandJuly 26, 2017
The lawsuit alleges the national pet store chain engaged in a fraudulent scheme to sell sick “puppy mill” puppies to consumers at premium prices based on fraudulent health guarantees.
CONSUMER ALERT: Pet Stores are No Place for Holiday ShoppingDecember 14, 2016
The holiday season is already in full gear and the Animal Legal Defense Fund has a message for those considering a puppy as a gift: do your research. The sad reality is that pet stores still receive their supply of puppies mainly through puppy mills.
Protecting Pennsylvania’s Mother Dogs from Puppy Mill NeglectDecember 2, 2016
Puppy mills in Pennsylvania are now required to provide all dogs with safe, comfortable flooring and with free access to fresh air and room to exercise.
Pet Store Chain Accused of Selling Unhealthy Puppy Mill Dogs Settles LawsuitSeptember 12, 2016
Terms of settlement require changes to puppy sourcing and transparency.
Landmark Puppy Mill Decision Reinstates Regulations on Cruel IndustrySeptember 9, 2016
Court strikes down exemptions to humane standards of care for Pennsylvania’s most infamous export.
Legally Brief: Neuter the Puppy MillsApril 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 ProceedMarch 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 MexicoFebruary 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 Files Class Action Lawsuit against Barkworks Pet Store Chain for Selling Sick “Puppy Mill” PuppiesOctober 29, 2015
Lawsuit alleges company engages in widespread consumer deception.
Animal Legal Defense Fund Suit over Weak Puppy Mill Regulations Moves ForwardMay 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 CompassionMarch 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” PuppiesSeptember 25, 2014
False advertisement suit against “barkworks pups & stuff” has real bite.
Animal Legal Defense Fund Sues Pennsylvania Ag Department over Weak Puppy Mill RegulationsJuly 31, 2014
Watered down protections for nursing dogs violate state “dog law.”
ALDF Investigation Reveals Violations at Maryland’s Worst Breeding Facility Routinely Goes UnpunishedMay 16, 2014
ALDF calls on feds to enforce penalties for violations of Animal Welfare Act.