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Proposal would ban sales of puppies and kittens in pet stores

No one wants to buy from puppy mills, but the possibility that they're sending dogs to pet stores has inspired a proposal that could ban the sale of puppies -- and kittens -- in pet stores.

Monday - 10/20/2014, 06:31am EDT

Tags: George Leventhal

Dr. Pawz: Closing loophole with online pet sales

After years of pressure from the public and animal-welfare groups, the USDA's inspector general looked into the laws regulating commercial dog breeding and agreed there was a gap between breeders who sell online and those who do not.

Saturday - 09/14/2013, 07:46am EDT

Tags: Katy Nelson, Dr. Pawz, Dr. Paws, pet sales, usda


Puppies from mill arrive in D.C. for new life

Exhausted and flea-infested from a puppy mill, 23 dogs arrived in D.C. on Saturday night, hoping for a new life.

Monday - 08/20/2012, 07:03pm EDT

Tags: WARL, kate ryan, Chihuahua, shar pei

Facebook bans puppy mill ads

The problem is breeders who sell puppies online fall in a loophole in the federal law leaving them unregulated.

Friday - 03/23/2012, 04:10pm EDT

Tags: puppy month, ASPCA, Facebook

Animal advocates to lobby in Annapolis

Advocates are coming to Annapolis to back measures to protect animals.

Thursday - 02/23/2012, 10:13am EST

Tags: Annapolis