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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: 41,725
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

May 20, 2018 WENDY ZAAS
May 20, 2018 William Steele
May 19, 2018 Rhonda Spaulding
May 19, 2018 Lauren Berger
May 19, 2018 (Name not displayed)
May 19, 2018 Sabrina Zilske
May 19, 2018 Julie Wild
May 19, 2018 Svetlana Krikunenko
May 19, 2018 Kelly McPherson
May 19, 2018 Rebecca Lee
May 19, 2018 Jill Banta
May 19, 2018 Ginnette Simmonds
May 19, 2018 christine rochette
May 18, 2018 Claudia Frosch
May 18, 2018 Linda Miller
May 18, 2018 Faye Harbottle this is disgusting - shame on you Missouri. and where are the laws curbing these atrocities?
May 18, 2018 Karen Myers
May 18, 2018 Debbie Conrad
May 18, 2018 mauro torelli
May 18, 2018 Andres Heljula
May 18, 2018 Camille Barron
May 18, 2018 Kelly Shanks
May 18, 2018 marybeth fabulian
May 18, 2018 Sally Allen
May 18, 2018 (Name not displayed)
May 18, 2018 Jaci Taylor
May 18, 2018 Lynn Walker
May 18, 2018 Priscilla Tine'
May 18, 2018 Tiffany Challis
May 18, 2018 Marianne Cresci
May 18, 2018 Donna Selquist
May 18, 2018 Lorna Soto
May 17, 2018 M T
May 17, 2018 Megan Burkholder
May 17, 2018 Cristina Carvalho
May 16, 2018 Lily Crumb
May 16, 2018 Linda York Puppy mills are nothing more than legal torture chambers for the female breeder dog. They all need to be put out of business.
May 16, 2018 Susan Prince
May 16, 2018 Viktoriya Chukhnina
May 16, 2018 Kathy Sawdy
May 16, 2018 Kiantha Shadduck
May 15, 2018 Evangeline Miranda
May 15, 2018 Erica Munn
May 15, 2018 Wendy Dalton
May 15, 2018 KIM HALL
May 15, 2018 Monica La Marfa
May 15, 2018 Russ Blakely
May 15, 2018 Erika Zemmol
May 15, 2018 Panama Morris

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