New York begins the end of “puppy mills”

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Puppy Mills could soon be a thing of the past in New York. (Photo: Animal Rescue Corps) Puppy Mills could soon be a thing of the past in New York. (Photo: Animal Rescue Corps)

Let it end. Animal rights groups are praising efforts in New York City that could see the end of the deplorable puppy mills that have come to represent the sale of dogs, cats and other animals in conditions that would make most people vomit. The animals are then sold to “customers” at local pet shops at a charge that is simply appalling.

But NYC is fighting back and dogs and cats can let out a bark or meow of relief after Council members Elizabeth Crowley and Corey Johnson introduced what is being dubbed the “puppy mill bill” that would prohibit the sale of dogs and cats bred in those “deplorable” conditions.

The bill also would extend the sterilization of animals to guinea pigs and rabbits, and require all pet shops in…

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