A Minnesota Problem: Puppy and Kitten Mills



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• UPDATE: On December 30, 2014, the MN Supreme Court denied the petition of Dayna Bell for further review of the case. On October 20, 2014, the Court of Appeals affirmed the conviction of dog breeder Dayna Bell (found guilty of 13 felony counts of animal cruelty) — Bell then filed a petition to review with the MN Supreme Court. Read more: Dog Breeder-Dayna Bell

• MN LEGISLATIVE SESSION BEGINS January 5, 2015: To find election results for the November 4 election, including federal and state legislators as well as local officials (i.e., sheriffs, county attorneys, etc.): MN Elections

• NOV. 24 SPEAKER FORUM: Thank you to all who attended our seminar to hear Dr. Franklin McMillan talk about "The Harmful Effects of Puppy Mills on Breeding Dogs and Their Puppies." It was a great success! For details and links to Dr. Frank's studies and materials: Speaker Forum

• ACTION: If you know of or suspect a dog or cat breeder who may require a breeder license, report it: Report It

• NEWS: Learn how cruelty complaints against one dog breeder in Pine River led to an investigation and the seizure of over 130 dogs/puppies: Breeder - Rowell

• NEWS: The USDA has revised the definition of "retail pet store" in the Animal Welfare Act to close the loophole for those who sell dogs and other pet animals over the Internet. LEARN MORE: AWA Licensing


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